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Name: ADORNA
Type: Tanker
Launched: 15/07/1912
Completed: 08/1912
Builder: Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd
Yard: Low Walker
Yard Number: 844
Dimensions: 6330grt, 3877nrt, 415.0 x 55.2 x 31.1ft
Engines: Q4cyl (24, 35, 50.5 & 73 x 48ins), 597nhp
Engines by: Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co Ltd, Wallsend
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: n/a
History:
08/1912 Deutsch-Amerikanische Petroleum Ges, Hamburg
1914 Standard Oil Co (New Jersey), New York; renamed WINNIPEG
1914 Renamed CADDO
1927 Standard Shipping Co Inc, Wilmington, Delaware
1929 Imperial Oil Co Ltd, London & Montreal; renamed ALBERTOLITE
1960 Broken up
Comments: 1946: Dismantled at Victoria BC
1946: Hull used as a floating breakwater at Powell River BC
1960: Broken up at Seattle by Commercial Metals Co


Above photo as ALBERTOLITE copyright of Walter E Frost

Above photo as ALBERTOLITE copyright of Ian Ferguson