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Trontolite - (1923-1946)
Build in 1918 and sold for scrap in 1946.
Sadly, not a very good photo of the "Trontolite".
( Photo thanks to Donald A. Baker )
( Photo Glenbow Archives )
"Trontolite" silhouette drawing, a scan from the Book "Taschebuch der handels-flooten 1940", a pocket book used by U-Boat captains,
The Miramar Ship Index for "TRONTOLITE"
Scrapped at Halifax 17.07.1946.
Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :
TRONTOLITE - 1918 USA 1 Steam Turbine (aft)
6,883 Gross tons Standard Oil Co. (New Jersey), New York 419.4 x 57.2
Tanker Owner Skinner & Eddy Corp., Seattle, Wash. (02/1918) #11 Official number 215947
1923 - Imperial Oil, Ltd., Toronto CANADA Official number 141680
1925 - re-engined 1 Motor (aft) (10 mile/h )
Broken up at Halifax 1946 by Halifax Shipyards, Ltd., arrived 17.07.1946 .
(reported SE 1952 as storage vessel owned by shipyard)