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Fr. Edward J. Dowling, S.J. Marine Historical Collection
Original name: Minoco

Other name(s): Imperial; Impoco

Ship owner: Anglo-American Oil Co.; Imperial Oil Co., Ltd.; Mineral Oils Corporation

Ship builder: Tyne Iron Ship Building Co., Willington Quay-on-Tyne, England

Engine builder: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co., Northumberland, Wallsend-on-Tyne, England

Year ship built: 1898

Year engine built: 1898

Final disposition: Scrapped, Victoria, British Columbia, 1939.


Ship's bell now kept in Imperial Oil Company headquarters in Toronto.  Launched January 22, 1989.  To west coast 1922 under tow of Albertolite in July.



b) Imperial (1903)

c) Impoco (1938)


1) Mineral Oils Corp. Ltd, London, England

2) Anglo-American Oil Co. (1901)

3) Imperial Oil Co. (1909)

Registry number: BR. 108346

Hull number: 117

Vessel type: Tanker

Height: 14

Width: 32

Length: 200

Stroke length: 30

Gross tonnage: 796

Net tonnage: 412

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Triple expansion

Piston 1: 17

Piston 2: 26

Piston 3: 45

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