Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery in Dartmouth was commissioned, February 18th, 1918.
Dartmouth's plant management:
Mr. W. B. Elsworth - Superintendent
C. B. Leaver - Assistant Superintendent
G. L. Stewart - Mechanical Superintendent
J. L. lsnor - Accountant.

Mr. W. B. Elsworth
Superintendent
Imperial Oil Dartmouth - refinery employees 1918
September-October, 1918 View Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery, near Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
View of Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery in Dartmouth. This aerial photo illustrates the progress from September to October, 1918. The first three storage tanks built at the refinery are outlined in green, temporary bunkhouses outlined in red. 

Contruction on storage area Dartmouth Imperial Oil Refinery October 9, 1918
Construction on storage tank field, Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery in Dartmouth, October 9, 1918. The first three storage tanks built at the refinery are outlined in green.

First train of fuel oil cars at Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery October 22, 1918
First train of fuel oil cars at Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery, October 22, 1918
"Empress of Britain" taking on fuel at the Dartmouth Imperial Oil refinery, April, 1921
unidentified British cruiser taking on fuel at Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery in Dartmouth.
American submarine chaser #247 at Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery, Dartmouth, November 30, 1918
American submarine chaser #247 at Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery, Dartmouth, November 30, 1918

War Ranee at Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery, Dartmouth, November, 1918
"War Ranee" at Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery, Dartmouth, November,1918. Launched in June, 1918  by the British Tanker Company; sold to Anglo-Saxon Petroleum in 1920; eventually became part of the Greek Navy and was decommissioned in 1962.

Oil tanker "Mina Brea" at Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery, November 30, 1918
Oil tanker "Mina Brea" at Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery, November 30, 1918, Launched March 10, 1909, commissioned to London and Pacifice Petroleum Company, London from 1909-1915; International Petroleum, Toronto 1916; Imperial Oil Company, Sarnia from 1921-1929; destroyed by fire 1929.


Contruction on storage tank field, Dartmouth Imperial Oil Refinery December 20, 1918.
Construction on Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery storage tank field, December 20, 1918. The first three storage tanks built at the refinery are outlined in green, temporary bunkhouses outlined in red

Working tank field Dartmouth Imperial Oil Refinery December 20,1918. Looking east, Pleasant Street and pressure stills beyond.
Working tank field, Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery, December 20,1918. Looking east, Pleasant Street and pressure stills beyond.

Looking north to Pleasant Street from Dartmouth Imperial Oil Refinery December 20,1918
Looking north to Pleasant Street from Imperial Oil's Imperoyal Refinery, December 20,1918