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Veejumbo
The MV Veejumbo formerly the Degema of Elder Dempster Lines passes down thew River Thames at Northfleet / Gravesend circa 1978. This ship was built in 1959 and had a gross tonnage of 5636.

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The date of the photo is 1st March, 1979 with the ship sailing from Tilbury just after sale and renaming.
 

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The name is all that has changed. Still looks very much ED.
 

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Don't really want to cause a kerfuffle here,but that date I suggest is wrong,I've just checked my DB and i was on the Degema for two weeks in September '78......
 

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Very good photograph , Steve. At least the new owners had the decency to do a proper paint job on the new name (Thumb)
 

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Bobs.....I was starting to get a little confused !
 

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