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Imperial Oil Shipping Co., Ltd.
Imperial Midland - (1947-1953)
See also : Talaralite - (1920-1947)

 
Imperial Oil tanker "Imperial Midland".
"Talaralite" was build in 1918, renamed in 1947 as "Imperial Midland", sold in 1953 as "Willowdale", scrapped in 1963.
 
"Imperial Midland".

Information from Starke & Schell Ships-registers;

TALARALITE - 1918     CA     1T (aft)  (9)
2,631GRT for International Petroleum Co., Ltd., Toronto    250.0 x 43.8
Tanker build by Collingwood SB. Co., Ltd., Collingwood, Ont.    (4)  #50,  137907
1920 - Imperial Oil, Ltd., Sarnia, Ont.  / Montreal
1947 - IMPERIAL MIDLAND   s/o
1953 - WILLOWDALE  Reoch Transports, Ltd., Montreal  conv. to dry cargo 2292 grt
Broken up at Toronto, Aug 1963, by Ship Repair & Supply, Ltd.

Additional Information :

Registry & Rig Information
Vessel Name:
TALARALITE
Nationality
CANADA
Official Number:
137907
Rig:
Propeller

Dimensions & Tonnage
Vessel Length:
250.00
Gross Tonnage:
2631.00
Vessel Width:
43.66
Net Tonnage:
0.00
Vessel Height
23.42
Hull Material:
Steel
Masts:
Hull Number:
00050

Builder Information
Place of Build:
Collingwood, Ontario
Builder:
Collingwood Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Date of Build
1917

Name Changes
Vessel Name:
Date:
Registry
Official #
IMPERIAL MIDLAND
1947 - 1953
CANADA
137907
WILLOWDALE
1953 - 1964
CANADA
137907

Ownership Changes
Owner Name
Date
Registry
Official #
Imperial Oil, Ltd.
Sarnia, Ont. Canada
1917 - 1953
CANADA
137907
Reoch Transportation, Ltd.
Montreal, P.Q. Canada
1953 - 1963
CANADA
137907

Rebuild History
Converted from tanker to bulk carrier at Port Dalhousie, Ont., 1953-1954 (250.00 x 43.66 x 23.66). Dimension and tonnage change, 1955 (250.00 x 43.66 x 23.25; 2335 gross - 1356 registered).

Disposition
Scrapped at Toronto, Ont., 1963-1964.