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Puente Hills
T2-SE-A1
Built March 1945 by The Marinship Corporation, Sausalito, California,
as "Puente Hills" # 2095, for U.M.S.C.
1948 - MICHAEL, J. M. Carras, Inc., Wilmington, Del. (New York)
1961 - Mayflower SS. Corp., - s/o
Broken up at Trieste 1962 by Sidemar S.p.A., arrived Bilbao 02/1962 for sale to Spanish shipbreakers,
re-sold, arrived Trieste 28.06.1962, work began about 15.11.1962.
( See photo below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "PUENTE HILLS"
IDNo:
2247423
Year:
1945
Name:
PUENTE HILLS
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
17.02.1945
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
03.1945

DWT:
16613
Yard No:
74
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 MICHAEL

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Trieste 28.06.1962.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
247423
2247423
1945
PUENTE HILLS
10441
U.S. Govt.
247423
2247423
1945
MICHAEL
10441
1948
J.M. Carras Inc.
247423
2247423
1945
MICHAEL
10441
1961
Mayflower SS Corp.

S. S. Puente Hills, Tanker, hull #74, keel laid 12/30/44, launched Feb 17, 1945. Sponsor: Mrs. Bertrand O. Macomber; matron of honor; Mrs. Leonard F. Danforth. Sunk 5/52; raised and recommissioned 11/52. In provate operation with name changed to "Michael" in October, 1960. Scrapped Trieste , Italy 11/62.

 
"Puente Hills".
( Photo thanks to Harold E. Tartell )