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SHIP NAME: Imperial Sarnia KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
source ETC
type D
volume 3049B
material
dead
link

Cause is given as "Loading"


source CTX
type C
volume 3049B
material
dead
link

This ship was built in 1948 and was only 4947 GRT. She spent just about her entire career trading in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River. So this spill should not really be in the CTX database. It is here only because Hugh Williams, ex USCG once mentioned to me that, like the Tamano, the responders pumped out intact tanks, destroying the hydrostatic balance, and increasing spillage after the fact. But we have no details. There is a paper on this spill: Gorham, Alice, "A spill at Oak Point" The Quarterly Official Publication of the St Lawrence Historical Society, July 1980, which may have something.