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Buena Vista Hills
T2-SE-A1
Built November 1944 by The Marinship Corporation, Sausalito, California,
as "Buena Vista Hills" # 1836, for U.M.S.C.
1948 - TEXAS TRADER, American Trading & Production Corp., Baltimore
Broken up at Hong Kong 1962 by Hong Kong Rolling Mills, Ltd.,
arrived 03.09.1962, work began 30.10.1962.
( See photo below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "BUENA VISTA HILLS"
IDNo:
2246753
Year:
1944
Name:
COALINGA HILLS
Launch Date:
30.09.1944
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
11.1944
Flag:
USA
Keel:

DWT:
16613
Yard No:
60
Length overall:
159.6
Ship Design:
T2-SE-A1
LPP:
153.3
Country of build:
Beam:
20.7
Builder:
Marinship Corp
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Sausalito
Number of screws/Mchy/ Speed(kn):
1TE-15

Subsequent History:
1948 TEXAS TRADER.

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Hong Kong 03.09.1962 [ by Hong Kong Rolling Mills Ltd. ]

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Registered Owner
246753
2246753
1944
BUENA VISTA HILLS
10441
U.S. Govt.
246753
2246753
1944
TEXAS TRADER
10441
1948
American Tdg & Production Corp.

S. S. Buena Vista Hills, Tanker, hull # 60, keel laid 8/13/44, launched Sept. 30, 1944 Sponsor: Mrs. Felix Kahn; matron of honor: Mrs. Richard Elkus. In private operation with name changed to "Texas Trader" in October, 1960. Scrapped Hong Kong, China 10/62.

 
"Bueno Vista Hills".
After the launch of the "Tamalpais"on October 29th, 1944, there was an opprtunity to do a
most popular feature of the day was a tour of the SS "Buena Vista Hills".
"Bueno Vista Hills".