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Antelope Hills
"Antelope Hills".
( Photo coyright Skyfotos )
"Antelope Hills".
( Photo thanks to Dick Markell )
 "Etude" ex. "Antelope Hills" near Pea Patch, Delaware, August 10th, 1968.
( Photo thanks to Chris Howell )
"Etude" ex. "Antelope Hills", at Bremen, Germany, February 1961.
( Photo by Gerhard Mueller-Debus )
"Etude" ex. "Antelope Hills".
"Etude" ex. "Antelope Hills", at unknown yard.
 Left to right: "St. Constantine", - "City of Durban", - "Etude" and "Pacfic Breeze". Photographed in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 1974.
( Photo Copyright Phila Corsairs )

History :
Built by The Marinship Co., Sausalito, California.
Yardnr. 59. USMC nr. 1835. Official nr. 246669.
Keel laid 07-08-1944. Launched 17-09-1944. Completed 14-10-1944. Gr. 7040 t., Net. 3900 t., Dw. 15993 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,19 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by Eliott & Company, Jeanette, Pennsylvania. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
ANTELOPE HILLS-1944 completed for for United States War Shipping Administration, San Francisco, California, USA.
ANTELOPE HILLS-1948 for Trans-World Maritime Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
ETUDE-1956 for Lexington Transport Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
ETUDE-1967 for Caribbean Sulphur Shipping Company, Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Etude converted into sulphur carrier in 1961 at Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack.
New dimensions 4 Tanks, 7040 gt / 15993 Dw.
Reported Etude sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 8 jun 1974 to be broken up. Work began 4 Nov. 1974. [ By Tai Kien Industrial Company Ltd. ]

S.S. Antelope Hills, Tanker, hull # 59, keel laid 8/7/44, launched Sep 17, 1944 Sponsor: Mrs. William B. Hanna; matron of honor: Mrs. Robert Dow. In private operation under Liberian flag and renamed " Etude" in October, 1960. 4/61 Liquid Sulfur Carrier.