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Imperial Oil Shipping Co., Ltd.
Imperial Simcoe - (1947-1965)
See her also as : Simcolite - (1930-1947)

 
"Imperial Simcoe" ex. "Simcolite" , build in 1930, a typical Laker.
"Imperial Simcoe" was build in 1930 as "Simcolite".
Served Imperial Oil from 1947 untill 1965 and was scrapped in 1965.
 
"Imperial Simcoe".
 
"Imperial Simcoe".
"Imperial Simcoe".
 
"Imperial Simcoe".
 
"Imperial Simcoe".
 
"Imperial Simcoe" & "Imperial Welland", under tow.

Information from Starke & Schell Ships-registers;

SIMCOLITE - 1930    CA    1T (aft)  (8½)
1,919 GRT for Imperial Oil, Ltd., Montreal    250.0 x 43.1
Tanker build by Furness SB. Co., Ltd., Haverton Hill-on-Tees   (4)   #171    155282
1947 - IMPERIAL SIMCOE, s/o
1962 - Chargord Investments, Ltd., Windsor, Ont.  (leased back to Imperial Oil)
1964 - Imperial Oil, Ltd., Marine Division, Montreal
Broken up at Santander 1965,
arrievd 13.10.1965  (sold to Steel Factors, Ltd., Montreal, re-sold to Spanish breakers).

The Miramar Ship Index for "SIMCOLITE"
IDNo:
5159612
Year:
1930
Name:
SIMCOLITE
Keel:
22.10.1929
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
18.03.1930
Flag:
CAN
Date of completion:
04.1930

Tons:
1919
Link:
-
DWT:
Yard No:
171
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
76.2
Country of build:
GBR
Beam:
13.1
Builder:
Furness
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Haverton Hill
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1T-8.5

Subsequent History:
1947 IMPERIAL SIMCOE

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Santander 13.10.1965.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
155282
5159612
1930
IMPERIAL SIMCOE
1919
1947
Imperial Oil Ltd.
155282
5159612
5159612
1930
IMPERIAL SIMCOE
1919
1962
Chargord Investments Ltd.
155282
5159612
5159612
1930
IMPERIAL SIMCOE
1919
1964
Imperial Oil Ltd.

FURNESS SHIPBUILDING COMPANY LTD., HAVERTON HILL
Name
SIMCOLITE
Type
Tanker
Yard Number
171
Launched
18/03/1930
Completed
04/1930
Off. Number
155282
Engine builder
North East Marine Engineering, Newcastle
Engine type
T. 3 cyl., aft
GRT
1919
Length (feet)
250
Beam (feet)
43.1
First owner
Imperial Oil Ltd., Montreal
History
1947 IMPERIAL SIMCOE, same owners
1962 Chargord Investments Ltd., Windsor, Ontario (leased to Imperial Oil)
1964 Imperial Oil Company, Montreal
Fate
13/10/1965 arrived at Santander for breaking.

Additional Information :

Registry & Rig Information
Vessel Name:
SIMCOLITE
Nationality
CANADA
Official Number:
155282
Rig:
Propeller

Dimensions & Tonnage
Vessel Length:
250.00
Gross Tonnage:
1919.00
Vessel Width:
43.16
Net Tonnage:
0.00
Vessel Height
17.75
Hull Material:
Steel
Masts:
Hull Number:
00171

Builder Information
Place of Build:
Haverton Hill-on-Tees, Great Britain
Builder:
Furness Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Date of Build
1930

Name Changes
Vessel Name:
Date:
Registry
Official #
IMPERIAL SIMCOE
1947 - 1965
CANADA
155282

Ownership Changes
Owner Name
Date
Registry
Official #
Imperial Oil, Ltd. Toronto, Ont. Canada
1930 - 1962
CANADA
155282
Chargord Investments, Ltd. (Imperial Oil, Ltd., Mgrs.)
Toronto, Ont. Canada
1962 - 1965
CANADA
155282

Rebuild History
Tonnage change, 1954 (1971 gross - 1046 registered).

Disposition
Sold to Spanish shipbreakers; arrived in tow at Santander, Spain, on October 13, 1965, for scrapping, along with IMPERIAL WELLAND.