1930                                           Acadialite                                             1972

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size tanker

Built at Haverton Hill-on-Tees England by Furness Shipbuilding Co., Hull 170
Launched Feb 27, 1930

258’ LOA, 250’ LBP, 43’ beam, 18’ depth
1 deck, oil-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 750 IHP

Enrolled at Montreal QC
250.0 x 43.1 x 17.7, 1919 GT, 1085 NT     Can 154480     to:
Imperial Oil Ltd., Montreal QC (home port Montreal QC)

Entered service 1930

Renamed Imperial Cornwall 1947

Home port to Windsor ON 1960

Reassigned at end of 1969 season to bunker duty at Halifax NS and left the Great Lakes

Retired by Imperial Oil Ltd. from active service 1971

Sold 1971 to Penn Shipping Co., Guelph ON and returned to the Great Lakes

Sold 1971 to George Mottershead and Jack McLean, Scarborough ON, operating as Golden Sable Refining Co. and renamed Golden Sable.

Made one trip 1971 to Buffalo NY, boilers condemned and laid up at Montreal QC.

Sold for scrap 1972 to Steel Factors Ltd., Montreal QC.  Reported scrapped 1984.

IMO 5159507

See history in Scanner Dec 1991 and April 1992 (#193)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember III p. 184




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