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Elwood Hills
T2-SE-A1
Built April 1945 by The Marinship Corporation, Sausalito, California,
as "Elwood Hills" # 2099, for U.M.S.C.
1948 - LIFJORD, Skips A/S Hidlefjord (Kornelius Olsen), Stavanger, NO
1959 - TRANSPACIFIC, Transatlantic Navigation Corp., Monrovia, LI
Broken up at Kaohsiung 1959, arrived 21.10.1959.
( See photos below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "ELWOOD HILLS"
IDNo:
2247593
Year:
1945
Name:
ELWOOD HILLS
Launch Date:
21.03.1945
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
04.1945
Flag:
USA
Keel:

Tons:
10441
Link:
-
DWT:
16613
Yard No:
78
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 LIFJORD - 1959 TRANSPACIFIC

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Kaohsiung 21.10.1959

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
247593
2247593
1945
ELWOOD HILLS
10441
U.S. Govt
2247593
1945
LIFJORD
10441
1948
K. Olsen
2247593
1945
TRANSPACIFIC
10441
1959
Transatlantic Nav Co.

S. S. Elwood Hills, Tanker, hull #78, keel laid 1/31/45, launched Mar 21, 1945. Sponsor: Mrs. John V. Chambers. Name changed to "Transpacific" - operated under Liberian flag; scrapped 4/52. Scrapped Kaosiung, Taiwan 11/59.

"Lilfjord", ex. "Elwood Hills", on Brisbane River, Brisbane Queensland, time frame is 1948/49.
 
"Lilfjord", ex. "Elwood Hills".
( Photo Copyright A. Duncan )