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Imperial Oil Shipping Co., Ltd.
I.O. Ltd. No. 6 - (1922-1989)
See also :  S.O. Co. No. 41

"S.O. Co. No. 41" was a tankbare build in 1903 by Burlee Dry Dock Co. Port Richmond, NY, for Standard Oil Co.
New York, NY, USA, sold to Imperial Oil, Ltd., Sarnia, Ont. Canada in 1905, renamed as "I.O. Ltd. No. 6" in 1922.
Sold in 1969, with same name to Dartmouth (N.S.) Salvage, Ltd. Dartmouth, N.S. Canada, sold in 1972 to
Consortium I'le D'Orleans (See Memo) Montreal, P.Q. Canada and renamed as "Grindstone Island". Sold to
Alpha Demolition, Inc. Pointe-aux-Trembles, P.Q. Canada in 1977, same name. Dropped from Canadian List of
Shipping in 1983; presumed scrapped.
 
"I.O. Ltd. No. 6" March 21th, 1970.
( Photo Copyright Mac Mackay )
 
"I.O. Ltd. No. 6" June 1970.

Registry and Rig Information
Vessel Name
S.O. Co. No. 41
Nationality
U.S.
Official Number
162028
Rig
Tank Barge
Dimensions and Tonnage
Vessel Length:
156.50 feet.
Gross Tonnage:
494.00
Vessel Width:
30.00 feet
Net Tonnage:
481.00
Vessel Depth:
12.00 feet
Hull Material:
Steel
Masts:
Hull Number:

Vessel History
Builder
Burlee Dry Dock Co. Port Richmond, NY 1903

Ownership Changes
Date
Registry
Official #
Standard Oil Co.
New York, NY U.S.
1903- 1905
U.S.
162028
Imperial Oil, Ltd.
Sarnia, Ont. Canada
1905- 1969
CANADA
116952
Dartmouth (N.S.) Salvage, Ltd.
Dartmouth, N.S. Canada
1969- 1972
CANADA
116952
Consortium I'le D'Orleans (See Memo)
Montreal, P.Q. Canada
1972- 1977
CANADA
116952
Alpha Demolition, Inc.
Pointe-aux-Trembles, P.Q. Canada
1977- 1983
CANADA
116952

Vessel Name Changes
Date
Registry
Official #
S.O. Co. No. 41
1905- 1922
CANADA
116952
I.O. LTD. No. 6
1922- 1972
CANADA
116952
GRINDSTONE ISLAND
1972- 1983
CANADA
116952

Rebuilds
Canadian measures, 1905 (156.5 x 30 x 12; 481 gross - 481 registered). Tonnage & dimension change (155.75 x 30 x 12.16; 398 gross - 398 registered).
History
Owners: Consortium I'le D'Orleans (Richelieu Dredging Corp., Inc., Montreal, P.Q.; McNamara Corp., Ltd., Willowdale, Ont.; The J.P. Porter Co., Ltd., Montreal, P.Q.)
Disposition
Dropped from Canadian List of Shipping in 1983; presumed scrapped.