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

Other name(s): Irvinglake

Ship owner: Canadian Government; Irving Oil Co.

Ship builder: Collingwood Shipbuilding Co., Collingwood, Ontario

Engine builder: General Motors Corporation

Year ship built: 1943

Year engine built: 1943

Final disposition: Stranded and sunk, Chaleur Bay, New Brunswick, 1963.


Bow blown off by enemy action in 1944. New bow, exact duplicate of old, fitted in November 1946.



b) Irvingdale


1) Canadian Government

2) Irving Oil Co., St. John, New Brunswick

Registry number: C. 175359

Hull number: 123

Vessel type: Tanker

Height: 20.5

Width: 43.9

Length: 251.5

Stroke length: 10.5

Gross tonnage: 2338

Net tonnage: 1656

Materials: Steel

Engine type: Diesel twin 12 cylinders

Piston 1: 8.75

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