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Imperial Oil Shipping Co., Ltd.
Canadolite - (1926-1941)
See also : 1/1250 Scale Model of the "Canadolite"

"Canadolite", seen here as a model in the Maritime Museum in Halifax.
"Canadolite" was build in 1926 for Imperial Oil Co., captured by German Navy in 1941.
Dispatched to Bourdeaux with prissoners. She arrives safely, and later converted to blockade runner "Sudetenland".
Meeting with U-105, U-106 and Nordmark. Scuttled at Brest in 1944.
( Photo thanks to John Westmar )
 
"Canadolite".
( Photo Glenbow Archives )
 
"Canadolite".
( Photo Glenbow Archives )

The Miramar Ship Index for "CANADOLITE"
IDNo:
1152787
Year:
1926
Name:
CANADOLITE
Launch Date:
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
04.1926
Flag:
CAN
Keel:

DWT:
11309
Yard No:
481
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
155.5
Country of build:
GER
Beam:
20.8
Builder:
Krupp Germania
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Kiel
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
2D-10.5

Subsequent History:
1941 SUDETENLAND

Disposal Data:
Scuttled at Brest 14.08.1944.

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
152787
1152787
1926
CANADOLITE
11309
Imperial Oil
1152787
1926
SUDETENLAND
11309
1941
German Navy