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Torrance Hills
 "Torrance Hills" Bow in shipways at Launching showing a Bear eating a piece of Cake commemorating
Happy Birthday Marinship, 3rd Anniversary.
( Photo Sausalito Historical Society )
"Torrance Hills".
"Hedge Haven", ex. "Texaco Wisconsin", ex. Wisconsin", ex. "Torrance Hills", at Genoa, Italy.
( Photo Copyright Giorgio Ghiglioni )

MARAD's official repository of NDRF ships of the "Santa Fe Hills",

From the Department of Transportation / Maritime Administration (USA).

History :
Built by The Marinship Co., Sausalito, California.
Yardnr. 79. USMC nr. 2100. Official nr. 247650.
Keel laid 08-02-1945. Launched 29-03-1945. Completed 12-04-1945. Gr. 10413 t., Net. 6281 t., Dw. 16567 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.
TORRANCE HILLS-1945 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, San Francisco, California, USA.
TORRANCE HILLS-1948 for Donner Foundation Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
WISCONSIN-1950 for The Texas Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
TEXACO WISCONSIN-1960 for The Texas Company, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
HEDGE HAVEN-1961 for Hedge Haven Farms Inc., Philadelphia, USA.
Additional Reports:
Reported Hedge Haven suffered main engine failure 23 Dec. 1963 and declared a constructive total loss.
Reported Hedge Haven sold to shipbreakers in Italy. Arrived La Spezia Jan. 1964 to be broken up. [ By Cant.di Portovenere ]

S.S. Torrance Hills, Tanker, hull #79, keel laid 2/8/45, launched Mar 29, 1945. Sponsor: Mrs. Glen Abe Reutzel; matron of honor: Mrs. Wayne Orr. In private operation with name changed to "Wisconsin" in October, 1960. Scrapped, La Spezia, Italy 5/64..