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Imperial Oil Shipping Co., Ltd.
Imperial Acadia - (1966-1998)
See also : More photos "Imperial Arcadia"

"Imperial Acadia".
 
"Imperial Acadia", another photo at the same place.
( Photo Copyright Kenneth Thro )
 
"Imperial Acadia".
( Photo Copyright Fred Miller II )
 
"Imperial Acadia".
 
"Imperial Acadia" in 1985 at Dartmouth.
( Imperial Oil Photo )
"Imperial Acadia" seen as "Algoscotia".
( Photo Algoma Tankers )
 
"Algoscotia", ex. "Imperial Acadia".
( Copyright photo Shipfax @ Mac MacKay )
 
"Algoscotia", ex. "Imperial Acadia", January 23rd, 1999.
( Copyright photo Shipfax @ Mac MacKay )
 
"Capt. Ralph Tucker", ex. "Algoscotia", ex. "Imperial Acadia", June 16th, 2002.
( Copyright photo Shipfax @ Mac MacKay )

Additional Information :

Registry & Rig Information
Vessel Name:
IMPERIAL ACADIA
Nationality
CANADA
Official Number:
326037
Rig:
Propeller

Dimensions & Tonnage
Vessel Length:
418.42
Gross Tonnage:
7068.00
Vessel Width:
60.00
Net Tonnage:
0.00
Vessel Height
31.00
Hull Material:
Steel
Masts:
Hull Number:
00039

Builder Information
Place of Build:
Port Weller, Ontario
Builder:
Port Weller Dry Docks, Ltd.
Date of Build
1965

Name Changes
Vessel Name:
Date:
Registry
Official #
ALGOSCOTIA
CANADA
326037

Ownership Changes
Owner Name
Date
Registry
Official #
Imperial Oil, Ltd.
Toronto, Ont. Canada
1965 - 1971
CANADA
326037
Imperial Pipe Line Co., Ltd.
Toronto, Ont. Canada
1971
CANADA
326037

History
Placed in service April 29, 1966, from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Atlantic Coast ports. As IMPERIAL ACADIA: Suffered punctured bow and had bow thruster room flooded while in heavy ice 20 miles east of Peckford Island, May 21, 1974. She was grounded outside Port aux Basques, Newfoundland on June 25, 1982 rupturing her No. 3 starboard tank and spilling 84,000 gallons of diesel oil. Half of the spilled oil was recovered, oil remaining in the tanker was offloaded and she proceeded under her own power to Halifax for repairs.