1916                                  Sarnolite                                                 1963

Steel tanker

Built at Collingwood ON by Collingwood Shipbuilding Co., Hull 47
Launched Sept 27, 1916

258’ LOA, 250’ LBP, 43’ beam, 25’6” depth
2 decks, oil-fired boiler, triple expansion engine, 1000 IHP

Enrolled at Sarnia ON
250.0 x 43.1 x 16.6, 2060 GT, 1549 NT     Can 134515     to:
Imperial Oil Ltd., Toronto ON (home port Sarnia ON)

Entered service Nov 1916

Served both on and off the Great Lakes during her career

Renamed Imperial Sarnia  (1) 1947

Renamed Imperial Hamilton 1948

Damaged Sept 5, 1961 in explosion at Sarnia ON

Sold for scrap 1963 to Earl’s Welding Service, Sarnia ON.  Resold to Bultema Dock & Dredge Co., Muskegon MI and sunk as a temporary breakwater off South Haven MI, Lake Michigan.  Hull later raised and scrapped.



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