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Baldwin Hills
Launch of the "Baldwin Hills", November 19 th, 1944.

History :
Built by The Marinship Co., Sausalito, California.
Yardnr. 64. USMC nr. 1840. Official nr. 246998.
Keel laid 30-09-1944. Launched 19-11-1944. Completed 10-12-1944. Gr. 10559 t., Net. 6399 t., Dw. 16460 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,19 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by Eliott & Company, Jeanette, Pennsylvania. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
BALDWIN HILLS-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, San Francisco, California, USA.
FEDERAL-1948 for Petroleum Navigation Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
FEDERAL-1950 for Trafalgar Steamship Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
FEDERAL-1957 for Alexander S. Onassis Corp, Monrovia, Liberia.
FEDERAL-1962 for Sunston Marine Panama S.A., Monrovia, Liberia.
ADVENTURER-1963 for Sunston Marine Panama S.A., Monrovia, Liberia.
Additional Reports:
Reported Adventurer sold to shipbreakers in Taiwan. Arrived Kaohsiung 5 Nov. 1968 to be broken up.

S.S. Baldwin Hills, Tanker, hull # 64, keel laid 9/30/44, launched Nov 19, 1944 Sponsor: Mrs. M. S. Lester; Matron of Honor, Mrs. Frank S. Thompson. In private operation under Liberian flag and renamed "Federal", owned by Onassis, in October, 1960. Scrapped Kaohsiung, Taiwan 12/68.