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

Other name(s): Fuel Marketer; John Irwin; White Rose; White Rose II

Ship owner: Forand Marine and Construction Co.

Ship builder: Marine Industries, Ltd., Sorel, Quebec

Engine builder: Dominion Engineering Works, Montreal, Quebec

Year ship built: 1944

Year engine built: 1944

Final disposition: Scrapped c.1989.


b) John Irwin

c) White Rose II

d) White Rose

e) Fuel Marketer


1) Canadian Government

2) Canadian Oil Co., Ltd.

3) Shell Canadian Co., Ltd.

4) Forand Marine & Constuction Co., Toronto, Ontario (1979)

5) Vaifra Holdings, Ltd., Toronto, Ontario

Registry number: C. 175579

Hull number: 142

Vessel type: Tanker

Height: 20.4 ft.

Width: 43.9 ft.

Length: 251.5 ft.

Stroke length: 19 11/16

Gross tonnage: 2404

Net tonnage: 1699

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Diesel, (twin)

Piston 1: 6 cyl.

Piston 2: 11 1/16 in

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