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Registry #1 108346 Registry #2 Registry #3
IMO# MMSI# VRN#
 
Name 1 1898 Minoco Name 5
Name 2 1912 Imperial (I) Name 6
Name 3 1938 Impoco Name 7
Name 4 Name 8
 
Year Built 1898 Place Newcastle-on-Tyne Area Country UK
 
Designer Measurement (imp) 200'
Builder Tyne Iron and Steam Boat Co. Ltd. Measurement (metric)
Hull Steel Displacement 938
Gross Tonnage Type 1 Tanker
Registered Tonnage Type 2
Engine Engine Manufacture
Repower Propulsion Screw
Rebuilds In 1922 she was refitted at Sarnia ON. Call Sign QCPJ
Pendant  # Masters Captain Lauchlin Morrison (1902); Captain Fred Foote (1902)
 
Owner(s)
In 1898 she was owned by the Mineral Oil Co. Ltd. In 1898 she was trading into Black Sea ports In c1902 she was owned by Anglo-American Oil Ltd. In 1912 she was owned by Imperial Oil tankers and carried kerosene and lubricants. In 1922 she was transferred to west coast from Great Lakes in tow of Albertolite. In 1930 she was owned by Imperial Oil Ltd. (W.B. Elsworth, manager).
 
Fate Registry closed Date 1939-00-00
 
Named Features
Significance of Name
 
Anecdotes
In 1902 she was chartered by the Imperial Oil Co. In 1902 she was on service between Ohio and Sarnia ON. In 1922 she was towed through the Panama Canal to Vancouver by the Albertolite. She had a capacity of 5500 barrels. She carried packaged products, kerosene and lubricants to Vancouver Island and Prince Rupert BC. In 1939 she was scrapped at Victoria BC by Capital Iron in Victoria BC.
 
References
Canada List of Shipping
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2013-05-31

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