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MV Brazene

Hello George,

I am not sure if this is the same ship

There was a tanker Brazene that was renamed from Luculus.
Luculus Built 1929 tanker 6546gt Lucigen SS Co LTD (Moss HE & Co Managers)
There is a photo for sale at the South African Museum and also the NMM at Greenwich. I know she was still around late forties as Luculus.

Hope its not a bum steer.
Rgds
 

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Luculus 6598 tons built 1929 by Palmers, Newcastle. 430.5 x 56.6 x 32.9. 6 cylinder diesel by Wallsend Slipwayco ltd, newcastle.Registered London British flag . Code flags GRNZ. Machinery aft.
Owned by Brazene Tanker Co ltd.(Stevinson Hardy & co ltd managers.)
 

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Has anyone any info and/or photograph of motor tanker BRAZENE.
I served in her Jan 54 - Jul 55. Belonged to Stevinson Hardy of London.
Hi George GM. If any interest to you there are two references relating to the MV Luculus captained by Capt. W Luckey in the book "Convoy" The battle for Convoys SC122 and HX229. The book was written by Martin Middlebrook first published in 1976 by Allen Lane,Penguin Books Ltd,London. I very much doubt if the book is still in print but if you wish I could forward copies of the relevant pagesby email if required.
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