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Built April 1945 by The Marinship Corporation, Sausalito, California,
as "Torrance Hills" # 2100, for U.M.S.C.
1948 - Donner Foundation, Inc., Wilmington, Del. (Philadelphia)
1950 - WISCONSIN The Texas Company, Wilmington, Del.
1960 - TEXACO WISCONSIN s/o
1961 - HEDGE HAVEN Hedge Haven Farms, Inc. (E. C. Stamatiou), Philadephia
Broken up at La Spezia 1964 by Cant. di Portovenere S.p.A., arrived 1.04.1964, work began 05.1964
(damaged by engine breakdown 23.12.1963, arrived Palermo 26.01.1964 in tow)
( See photos below )
The Miramar Ship Index for "TORRANCE HILLS"
1950 WISCONSIN - 1960 TEXACO WISCONSIN - 1961 HEDGE HAVEN
Scrapped at La Spezia 1.4.1964 (main engine failure 23.12.1963) [ By Cant.di Portovenere ]
Happy Birthday Marinship, 3rd Anniversary.
( Photo Sausalito Historical Society )
"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).