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Imperial Oil Shipping Co., Ltd.
Imperial Redwater - (1951-1953)
 
Imperial Oil Company tanker "Imperial Redwater" being launched.
Date: November 18, 1950.
 "Imperial Redwater".
( Photo thanks to Edward O. Clark )
Build as "Imperial Redwater" in 1951, sold in 1954 as "R. Bruce Angus", scrapped in 1985.
 
"Imperial Redwater".
 
"Imperial Redwater".
 
"Imperial Redwater".
 
"R. Bruce Angus", ex. "Imperial Redwater".
( Photo Copyright Kenneth Thro )

Additional Information Starke & Schell registers;

IMPERIAL  REDWATER
for Pipe Line Tankers Ltd. -CA
Pt.Arthur S.B.: Port Arthur ; (#106)
12582 Gt, 18420 Dwt,  Length 620,  Beam 68, Tanker, 1 DR Stemturbines, Speed 14 Knots.
1953 (Upper Lakes & St.Lawrence Tptn. Co. -CA)
1954 R. BRUCE ANGUS (s/o)
1954 conv. to bulk carrier ;  11816 Gt.
Broken up at Setubal (PO) : Arrived, 20 August 1985

Additional Information :

Registry & Rig Information
Vessel Name:
IMPERIAL REDWATER
Nationality
CANADA
Official Number:
192769
Rig:
Propeller

Dimensions & Tonnage
Vessel Length:
601.42
Gross Tonnage:
12582.00
Vessel Width:
68.25
Net Tonnage:
0.00
Vessel Height
31.00
Hull Material:
Steel
Masts:
Hull Number:
00106

Builder Information
Place of Build:
Port Arthur, Ontario
Builder:
Port Arthur Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Date of Build
1951

Name Changes
Vessel Name:
Date:
Registry
Official #
ANGUS, R. BRUCE
1953 - 1985
CANADA
192769

Ownership Changes
Owner Name
Date
Registry
Official #
Pipe Line Tankers, Ltd. (Imperial Oil Co., Ltd., Mgrs.)
Toronto, Ont. Canada
1951 - 1953
CANADA
192769
Upper Lakes & St. Lawrence Transportation Co., Ltd.
Toronto, Ont. Canada
1953 - 1985
CANADA
192769

Rebuild History
Converted from tanker to bulk carrier, winter, 1953-1954 (11816 gross - 7950 registered).

Disposition
Departed Quebec, July 29, 1985, in tandem tow with GORDON C. LEITCH; arrived at Setubal, Portugal, August 20, 1985, for scrapping.

History
As R. BRUCE ANGUS: Aground near Ogden Island, St. Lawrence River, in heavy fog, for over thirty hours; released November 11, 1964. Ground above Valleyfield Bridge, St. Lawrence River, in early November, 1968. Went to Port Weller Dry Docks, Ltd., in early December, 1968, to have 65 plates replaced.