|Photographer:||tonylast [View profile]||Title:||Imperial Windsor||Added:||Dec 22, 2006|
||Tankers built before 1970|
|Launched 5 April 1927 at Haverton Hill-on-Tees by Furness SBCoLtd., hull no. 115, as *Windsolite* for Imperial Oil Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 250’ x 43.2 x 18; 1930 gt, 1196 nt; triple expansion steam engine, 17”-28-46 x 36, 750-ihp, by North Eastern MarEngCoLtd., Newcastle.
Later *Imperial Windsor* (1947) and *Cardinal* (1973). Collided with the *Henry Steinbrenner* 23 May 1974 in the Pelee Passage, Lake Erie, and declared a constructive total loss. Broken up at Hamilton, Ontario, 1974.
Shown at Indiana Harbor, Indiana, USA, in July 1966. Isn’t it amazing that back then a kid could walk onto a petroleum dock and take a photograph with no problem whatsoever?