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Elwood Hills
"Lilfjord", ex. "Elwood Hills", on Brisbane River, Brisbane Queensland, time frame is 1948/49.
"Lilfjord", ex. "Elwood Hills".
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 "Lilfjord", ex. "Elwood Hills".

History :
Built by The Marinship Co., Sausalito, California.
Yardnr. 78. USMC nr. 2099. Official nr. 247593.
Keel laid 31-01-1945. Launched 21-03-1945. Completed 31-03-1945. Gr. 10441 t., Net. 6249 t., Dw. 16460 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,18 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by Eliott & Company, Jeanette, Pennsylvania. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
ELWOOD HILLS-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, San Francisco, California, USA.
LIFJORD-1948 for Skips A/S Hidlefjord, K. Olsen, Stavanger, Norway.
TRANSPACIFIC-1959 for Transatlantic Navigation Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Transpacific sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 21 Oct. 1959 to be broken up.

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.