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Rincon Hills
"Rincon Hills July 28th, 1950.
( Photo Copyright William B. Taylor )
"Rincon Hills.

History :
Built by The Marinship Co., Sausalito, California.
Yardnr.67. USMC nr. 1843. Official nr. 247094.
Keel laid 23-10-1944. Launched 17-12-1944. Completed 31-12-1944. Gr. 10635 t., Net. 6463 t., Dw. 16484 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.
RINCON HILLS-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, San Francisco, California, USA.
RINCON HILLS-1948for Deepsea Tankers Ltd., Shell Canadian Tankers Ltd., Montreal, Canada.
Additional Reports:
Reported Rincon Hills sold to shipbreakers in Japan. Arrived Osaka 14 Apr. 1961 to be broken up. Work began 25 Apr. 1961. [ By Osaka International Metals Corporation]

S.S. Rincon Hills, Tanker, hull # 67, keel laid 10/23/44, launched Dec 17, 1944 Sponsor: Mrs. Ralph Hoffman; matron of honor, Mrs. L. L. Cotton. In private operation under Canadian flag and same name in October, 1960. Scrapped Osaka, Japan 4/61.