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Built in 1944 as "Blackwater" she became "Imperial Toronto" in 1947.
( Photo thanks to Donald A. Baker )
"Imperial Toronto", ex. "Blackwater".
"Imperial Toronto", ex. "Blackwater".
"Imperial Toronto", ex. "Blackwater".
"Imperial Toronto", ex. "Blackwater".
"Imperial Toronto", ex. "Blackwater".
( Source: Steamship Historical Society of America )
 "Dimitrios", ex. "Nassau Cay", ex. "Esso Nassau", ex. "Imperial Toronto", ex. "Blackwater", at Vancouver, December 15th,1971.
( Photo Copyright Walter E. Frost )
"Dimitrios", ex. "Nassau Cay", ex. "Esso Nassau", ex. "Imperial Toronto", ex. "Blackwater", ca. 1968.
( Photo Copyright tom-400 )
"Dimitrios", ex. "Nassau Cay", ex. "Esso Nassau", ex. "Imperial Toronto", ex. "Blackwater", passing Rendsburg (Kiel Canal), Germany,  April 4th, 1969.
( Photo Copyright Michael Neidig )
 "Dimitrios", ex. "Nassau Cay", ex. "Esso Nassau", ex. "Imperial Toronto", ex. "Blackwater".

History :
Built by Sun Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Chester, Pennsylvania.
Yardnumber 419. UMSC No. 1753. Official nr. 246306,
Keel laid 27-04-1944. Launched 08-08-1944. Completed 23-08-1944. Gr. 10296 t., Net. 6236 t., Dw. 16613 t. L.o.a. 159,57 m., Br. 20,78 m., Dr. 9,31 m. Engine: 2 steam turbines, manufactured by Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, Pittsburgh. 7240 B.h.p., 5401 kW. Speed 15 knots. 26 Tanks.
BLACKWATER-1944 completed for United States War Shipping Administration, Philadelphia, USA.
IMPERIAL TORONTO-1947 for Imperial Shipping Company Ltd., Montreal, Canada.
IMPERIAL TORONTO-1955 for Imperial Oil Ltd., Montreal, Canada.
ESSO NASSAU-1958 for Standard Tankers Company Ltd., London, Great Britain.
NASSAU CAY-1960 for Coastwise Tankoil Ltd., Montreal, Canada.
DIMITRIOS-1961 for Minerva Maritime Corporation, Monrovia, Liberia.
DIMITRIOS-1968 for Minerva Maritime Corporation, Samos Greece.
NICHOLAS C.-1975 for OBO Tanker Corporation, Panama.
Additional Reports:
Reported Dimitrios lengthened, widened and converted into bulk carrier in 1963 by replacement of bow and cargo section with midbody built by Cantieri Navale di Taranto.
New Dimensions 175.6 / 168.0 x 22.9 m, 13486 grt.
Reported Nicholas C. Adrift owing boiler trouble, 21 Jun. 1975 about 200 miles from Beira, voyage Sorel - Basrah, wheat, later sprang a leak, abandoned by crew 5 Jul. in position 20.01 S / 38.49 E and sank 200 miles of Beira.