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Sunset Hills
T2-SE-A1
Built February 1945 by The Marinship Corporation, Sausalito, California,
as "Sunset Hills" # 1845, for U.M.S.C.
1948 - ATLANTIC IMPORTER, Southern Trading Co., Wilmington, Del.  [leased to Atlantic Refining Co.]
1953 - Webb & Knapp, Inc., New York
1956 - MARION ZECKENDORF, s/o
1957 - GEORGETOWN, Ocean Freighting & Brokerage Corp., New York  [T. J. Stevenson & Co., Inc.]
1960 - DANNY BOY, Kulukundis Maritime Industries, Inc., New York
Broken up at Osaka 1961 by Okada Salvage Co., Ltd.,
arrived prior 26.06.1961, work began 1.07.1961.
( See photo below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "SUNSET HILLS"
IDNo:
2247199
Year:
1945
Name:
SUNSET HILLS
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
07.01.1945
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
02.1945

Tons:
10441
Link:
-
DWT:
16613
Yard No:
69
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 ATLANTIC IMPORTER - 1956 MARION ZECKENDORF -
1957 GEORGETOWN - 1960 DANNY BOY

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Osaka 26.06.1961 [ By Okada Salvage Co. ]

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
247199
2247199
1945
SUNSET HILLS
10441
U.S. Govt.
247199
2247199
1945
ATLANTIC IMPORTER
10441
1948
Southern Tdg Co.
247199
2247199
1945
ATLANTIC IMPORTER
10441
1953
Webb & Knapp Inc.
247199
2247199
1945
MARION ZECKENDORF
10441
1956
Webb & Knapp Inc.
247199
2247199
1945
GEORGETOWN
10441
1957
Ocean Freighting & Brokerage Corp.
247199
2247199
1945
DANNY BOY
10441
1960
Kulukundis Maritime Industries Inc.

S. S. Sunset Hills, Tanker, hull # 69, keel laid 11/13/44, launched Jan 7, 1945 Sponsor: Mrs. W. V. McMenimen; matron of honor, Mrs. S. D. Bechtel. In private operation with name changed to "Danny Boy" in October, 1960. Scrapped Osaka, Japan 7/61.

 
"Atlantic Importer", ex. "Sunset Hills".