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Imperial Oil Shipping Co., Ltd.
Calgarolite (1) - (1921-1928)
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Imperial Oil Company tanker "Calgarolite" under construction.
This tanker was in commission for the Imperial Oil Company from 1921-1928.
 
The first "Calgarolite" at Baltimore, around 1926/27.
( Photo thanks to Robert Robillard )
The SS "Christy Payne" ex "Calgarolite", which had many close calls but came through unscathed.
Sisterships are John Worthington, W. H. Libby, Livingstone Roe and Chester O. Swain.

The Miramar Ship Index for "CALGAROLITE"
IDNo:
1150248
Year:
1921
Name:
CALGAROLITE
Launch Date:
16.04.1921
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
05.1821
Flag:
CAN
Keel:

DWT:
Yard No:
19
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
141.2
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
18.4
Builder:
Standifer
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Vancouver, Wa.
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1Q-10.5

Subsequent History:
1928 CHRISTY PAYNE

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Philadelphia 3 quarter 1946.

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Name change
Main Owner
150248
1150248
1921
CALGAROLITE
8764
Imperial Oil Co.
227520
1150248
1921
CHRISTY PAYNE
8764
1928
Standard Sg., Co.

Additional Info by Starke & Schell Registers :

CALGAROLITE - 1921   CA     1Q (aft)     (10½)
8,764 GRT for Imperial Oil, Ltd., Halifax, N.S.,   463.3 x 60.2
Tanker built by G. M. Standifer Construction Corp., Vancouver, Wash., (5)     #19,  150248
1928 - CHRISTY PAYNE, Standard Shipping Co., Inc., Wilmington, Del., US,  227520
1935 - Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey, Wilmington, Del.
1945 - U. S. War Shipping Administration, Wilmington, Del.
Broken up at Philadelphia 3rd quarter 1946 by Northern Metals Corp.