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