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Ventura Hills
T2-SE-A1
Built February 1945 by The Marinship Corporation, Sausalito, California,
as "Ventura Hills" # 1849, for U.M.S.C.
1948 - VENTURA, Ventura Steamship Corp., Wilmington, Del., [Stavros S. Niarchos]
1955 - TUSCARORA, Tuscarora Corp., Monrovia  [do.], LI, 676
1956 - WORLD TEMPEST,  World Tempest Corp., Monrovia  - s/o
1960 - Ajax Shipping Co., Ltd., Piraeus,  [do.], GR, 1667
Sold to Italian shipbreakers 1965, arrived La Spezia 24.10.1965,
part of bottom section converted to pipelaying barge CASTORO.
( See photo below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "VENTURA HILLS"
IDNo:
2247389
Year:
1945
Name:
VENTURA HILLS
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
08.02.1945
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
25.02.1945

Ton:
10441
Link:
-
DWT:
16613
Yard No:
73
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A1
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Marinship Corp.
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Sausalito
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1TE-15

Subsequent History:
1948 VENTURA - 1955 TUSCARORA - 1956 WORLD TEMPEST

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at La Spezia 24.10.1965. ( part of her was made into a barge )

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
247389
2247389
1945
VENTURA HILLS
10441
U.S. Govt.
247389
2247389
1945
VENTURA
10441
1948
Ventura SS Corp.
676
2247389
1945
TUSCARORA
10441
1955
Tuscarora Corp.
676
2247389
1945
WORLD TEMPEST
10441
1956
World Tempest Corp.
1667
539342
2247389
1945
WORLD TEMPEST
10441
1960
Ajax Sg Co., Ltd.

 
"Ventura Hills".
 
"Ventura", ex. "Ventura Hills".
( Photo MARAD )
"World Tempest", ex. "Tuscarora", ex. Ventura", ex. "Ventura Hills".
( Photo Copyright FotoFlite )
 
"World Tempest", ex. "Tuscarora", ex. Ventura", ex. "Ventura Hills".