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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"
1928 CHRISTY PAYNE
Scrapped at Philadelphia 3 quarter 1946.
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.