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

Other name(s): Congar; Imperial Halifax

Ship owner: British Ministry of Transport

Ship builder: Sir J. Laing and Sons, Ltd., Sunderland, England

Engine builder: W. Doxford & Sons, Britain

Year ship built: 1946

Year engine built: 1946

Final disposition: Out of LR. in 1981


b) Imperial Halifax

c) Congar


1) British Government

2) Imperial Oil Co., Ltd.

3) Johnstone Shipping, Ltd.

Registry number: BR. 181129

Hull number: 766

Vessel type: Tanker

Height: 21.11 ft.

Width: 48.4 ft.

Length: 357.7 ft.

Gross tonnage: 3734

Net tonnage: 1938

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Diesel

Piston 1: 3 cyl

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