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Elk Hills
T2-SE-A1
Built September 1944 by The Marinship Corporation, Sausalito, California,
as "Elk Hills" # 1833, for U.M.S.C.
1948 - IOANNIS ZAFIRAKIS, Athina Maritime Co., Ltd., Piraeus, [S. Livanos & Co.], GR, 1148
1965 - South Mediterranean Shipping, Ltd., Piraeus, [Stavros Livanos]
Broken up at Hirao 1966 by Matsukura Kaiji K.K.,
arrived 30.06.1966, work began in 07.1966.
( See photo below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "ELK HILLS"
IDNo:
2246505
Year:
1944
Name:
ELK HILLS
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
22.08.1944
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
09.1944

Tons:
10441
Link:
-
DWT:
16613
Yard No:
57
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 IOANNIS ZAFIRAKIS

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Hirao 30.06.1966 [ By Matsukura Kaiji KK ].

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
246505
2246505
1944
ELK HILLS
10441
U.S. Govt.
1148
516239
2246505
1944
IOANNIS ZAFIRAKIS
10441
1948
Athina Maritime Co Ltd.
1148
516239
2246505
1944
IOANNIS ZAFIRAKIS
10441
1965
South Mediterranean Sg Ltd.

S. S. Elk Hills, Tanker, hull # 57, keel laid June 29, 1944 in Marinship Way 3; launched Aug 22, 1944 Sponsor: Mrs. S. T. Davidson; Maid of Honor, Patricia Jean Davidson. In private operation under Greek flag and renamed "Ioannis Zafirakis" in October, 1960. Scrapped Hirao 7/66.

"Ioannis Zafirakis", ex. "Elk Hills".
( Photo Copyright Marc Piche )
 
"Ioannis Zafirakis", ex. "Elk Hills".