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Montebello Hills
T2-SE-A1
Built November 1944 by The Marinship Corporation, Sausalito, California,
as "Montebello Hills" # 1838, for U.M.S.C.
1948 - Pacific Tankers, Inc., San Francisco
1951 - Western Tankers, Inc., New York   [Aristotle S. Onassis]
1957 - Alexander S. Onassis Corp., Monrovia, LI
1962 - Condor Financiera Panama S.A., Monrovia  [do.]
1963 - AMBER, s/o
Broken up at Keelung 1969 by Kuang-I Enterprises,
arrived 15.01.1969.
( See photos below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "MONTEBELLO HILLS"
IDNo:
5240796
Year:
1944
Name:
MONTEBELLO HILLS
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
21.10.1944
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
11.1944

Tons:
10441
Link:
-
DWT:
16613
Yard No:
62
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:
1963 AMBER

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Keelung 15.01.1969. [ By Kuang-I Enterprises ]

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
246851
5240796
1944
MONTEBELLO HILLS
10441
U.S. Govt.
246851
5240796
1944
MONTEBELLO HILLS
10441
1948
Pacific Tankers Inc
246851
5240796
1944
MONTEBELLO HILLS
10441
1951
Western Tankers Inc.
960
5240796
1944
MONTEBELLO HILLS
10441
1957
Alexander S.Onassis Corp.
960
5240796
5240796
1944
MONTEBELLO HILLS
10441
1962
Condor Financiera Panama SA
960
5240796
5240796
1944
AMBER
10441
1963
Condor Financiera Panama SA

S. S. Montebello Hills, Tanker, hull # 62, keel laid 6/30/44, launched Oct 21, 1944 Sponsor: Mrs. H.W. Morrison; matron of honor, Mrs. John B. Bonny. In private operation under Liberian flag and same name, owned by Onassis, in October, 1960. Scrapped Keeling, Taiwan, 6/69.

 
"Montebello Hills".
 "Montebello Hills", 1960 in Corinto Nicaragua.
( Photo thanks to Giancarlo Baudoino )
 
"Amber", ex. "Montebello Hills"
( Photo Copyright Harry Stott )