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Imperial Oil Shipping Co., Ltd.
Iocoma - (1912-1947)
See also : Imperial Whitby - (1947-1951)

"Iocoma" was build in 1912. Renamed in 1947 as "Imperial Whitby" sold in 1951 as "George S. Cleet".
Sold again in 1961 as "Baygeorge" and scrapped in 1971, after been laid up from 1969.
 
"Iocoma".
IOCOMA (47), (b) IMPERIAL WHITBY (51), (c) GEORGE S. CLEET (61), (d) BAY GEORGE (132745).
1912 Caledon SB. & Eng. Co. Ltd., Dundee. 248.2 x 42.6 x 15.6. Gross 1669, net 1035. Requisitioned for
war service 1916-18. Taken to Talara, Peru, for service 1928. Returned in mid 30's and saw bunkering service
at Montreal and Halifax. Returned to lakes 1947. Laid up 1949 at Port Weller. Rebuilt as self-unloading
collier at Montreal 1951. Gross 2174, net 1549. Rebuilt with cruiser stern at Kingston 1961. Lengthened
to 343.8 at Kingston 1965. Gross 3172, net 2351. Sold for scrapping 1969. Owners: l) Imperial
Oil (1912-49). 2) Geo. S. Cleet et al., St. Catharines, (1949-51). 3) Bayswater Shipping Ltd., Brockville,
(1951-68). 4) Transworld Shipping Ltd., Montreal (1969). 5) United Steel & Refining Co., Hamilton.
 
"Iocoma" above the Soo locks.
 
"Iocoma".

Additional Information :

Registry & Rig Information
Vessel Name:
IOCOMA
Nationality
CANADA
Official Number:
132745
Rig:
Propeller

Dimensions & Tonnage
Vessel Length:
248.16
Gross Tonnage:
1669.00
Vessel Width:
42.50
Net Tonnage:
1035.00
Vessel Height
23.00
Hull Material:
Steel
Masts:
Hull Number:
00226

Builder Information
Place of Build:
Dundee, Scotland
Builder:
Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Co., Ltd.
Date of Build
1912

Name Changes
Vessel Name:
Date:
Registry
Official #
IMPERIAL WHITBY
1947 - 1951
CANADA
132745
CLEET, GEORGE S.
1951 - 1961
CANADA
132745
BAYGEORGE
1961 - 1971
CANADA
132745

Ownership Changes
Owner Name
Date
Registry
Official #
Imperial Oil, Ltd. Sarnia, Ont. Canada
1912 - 1950
CANADA
132745
Port Weller Dry Docks, Ltd. Port Weller, Ont. Canada
1950 - 1951
CANADA
132745
Baywater Shipping Co., Ltd. Brockville, Ont. Canada
1951 - 1968
CANADA
132745
Long Island Salvage Co. New York, NY U.S.
1968 - 1968
USA
Transworld Shipping, Ltd. Canada
1968 - 1969
CANADA
132745
United Metals, Ltd. Hamilton, Ont. Canada
1969 - 1971
CANADA
132745

Rebuild History
Converted to bulk self-unloader by Port Weller Dry Docks, Ltd., in 1950-1951 (2174 gross - 1549 registered). Stern frame moved aft 8 ft. 5 in., stern rebuilt, rudder size increased by Canadian Shipbuilding, Ltd., Kingston, Ont., 1961. Lengthened in 1965 (343.66 x 42.5 x 23; 3172 gross - 2351 registered).

Disposition
Arrived at Hamilton, Ont., October 12, 1969, for scrapping. Scrapped there in winter, 1970-1971.