1913                                  Imperoyal                                  1964

Steel St. Lawrence River canal size tanker

Built at Grangemouth Scotland by Greenock & Grangemouth Dockyard Co., Hull 351
Launched April 13, 1913

259’ LOA, 249’6” LBP, 43’1” beam, 19’8” depth
1 deck, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine,

Enrolled at London England
249.5 x 43.1 x 19.7, 2253 GT, 1384 NT     Br 135209     to:
Imperial Oil Ltd., Sarnia ON (home port London England)

Enrollment transferred to Canada 1914     Can 135209     (home port to Sarnia ON)

Boilers converted 1920 to oil firing

Renamed Imperial Cobourg 1947

Sold 1952 to Hallet & Carey Ltd., Toronto ON (home port to Toronto ON)
Converted to bulk freighter at Port Dalhousie ON by Muir Bros. Dry Dock Co.
Remeasured to 249.5 x 43.2 x 19.4, 2274 GT, 1349 NT

Sold 1954 to Powell Transports Ltd. and renamed Starbelle.

Sold 1963 to H. & H. Rigging Ltd. for non-transportation use.  Conversion not made and vessel scrapped at Fort William ON

See history in Scanner Midsummer 1974 (#41)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember III p. 378



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