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Imperial Oil Shipping Co., Ltd.
Fuelite - (1926-1935)
 
Andy Fraser send me this Photo of the "Fuelite", and wrote :
I have a picture of the Imperial tanker Fuelite I thought you might like, my grandfather
(on the left) was mate on her and later master on the Imperial Namu and Imperial Nanaimo.
 
"Fuelite", May 6th, 1935.
( Photo Copyright Walter E. Frost )
 
"Fuelite", May 2nd, 1935.
( Photo Copyright Walter E. Frost )

The Miramar Ship Index for "HERCULES No. 7"
IDNo:
1129008
Year:
1909
Name:
HERCULES No. 7
Keel:
Type:
Hopper
Launch Date:
19.05.1909
Flag:
GBR
Date of completion:
06.1909

Tons:
349
Link:
-
DWT:
Yard No:
678
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
44.3
Country of build:
GBR
Beam:
8.4
Builder:
Lobnitz
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Renfrew
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1C-

Subsequent History:
[ 1926 converted to tanker, 376 grt ] -
1926 FUELITE - 1935 LIMALITE

Disposal Data:
Sold 1954

History:
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Registered Owner
129008
1129008
1909
HERCULES No. 7
349
Sir John Jackson Ltd
129008
1129008
1909
HERCULES No. 7
349
1923
Vancouver Dredging & Salvage Co., Ltd.
129008
1129008
1909
FUELITE
376
1926
Imperial Oil Ltd.
1129008
1909
LIMALITE
376
1935
International Petroleum Co., Ltd.

Additional information Starke & Schell registers :

HERCULES No.7 - 1909   BR    1 C
349 GRT for Sir John Jackson, Ltd., London  145.5 x 27.6
Mud hopper built by Lobnitz & Co., Ltd., Renfrew  (6)   #678  129008
1923 - Vancouver Dredging & Salvage Co., Ltd., Vancouver, CA
1926 - FUELITE,  Imperial Oil, Ltd., Vancouver   (converted to tanker  -  376 grt)
1935 - LIMALITE,  International Petroleum Co., Ltd., Callao, PE
Reported sold 1954. ffu.