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Santa Fe Hills
See also : Maritime Administration Cards: Santa Fe Hills
 The Armed Guard Crew of the SS "Santa Fe Hills", excluding the radiomen
"Esso Amsterdam" ex. "Santa Fe Hills".
 "Esso Amsterdam (1)" ex. "Santa Fe Hills".
"Esso Amsterdam" ex. "Santa Fe Hills".
"Esso Amsterdam" ex. "Santa Fe Hills".
"Esso Amsterdam" ex. "Santa Fe Hills".
Painting of the "Esso Amsterdam" ex. "Santa Fe Hills"  by R.J. Koch.

History :
Built by The Marinship Co., Sausalito, California.
Yardnr. 80. USMC nr. 2534. Official nr. 247709.
Keel laid 19-02-1945. Launched 08-04-1945. Completed 25-04-1945. Gr. 10952 t., Net. 6562 t., Dw. 16426 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,20 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by Eliott & Company, Jeanette, Pennsylvania. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks. Derricks: 2 x 3 t., 2 x 5 t. Call sign: PDZJ.
SANTA FE HILLS-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, San Francisco, California, USA.
ESSO AMSTERDAM-1948 for Petroleum Industrie Maatschappij N.V., The Hague, Netherlands.
ESSO AMSTERDAM-1958 for Esso Tankvaart Maatschappij N.V., The Hague, Netherlands.
MOELV-1959 for I/S Moelv, Torvald Klaveness, Oslo, Norway.
Additional Reports:
Reported Moelv suffered turbine explosion at Gothenburg 17 Dec. 1959, whilst in use as Electric Generating Station.
Reported Moelv sold to shipbreakers in Great Britain. Arrived Blyth 22 Feb. 1960 to be broken up. [ By Hughes Bolckow Ltd. ]

S.S. Santa Fe Hills, Tanker, hull #80, keel laid 2/19/45, launched April 8, 1945. Sponsor: Mrs. Richard G. Grambow; matron of honor. Mrs. Francis W. (Margaret M.) Bongartz. Name changed to "Moelv" - scrapped Blythe, England May, 1960.