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B.C. Marine Shipbuilders fonds
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- Textual record
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- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.
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- British Columbia Marine Shipbuilders
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3 m of textual records
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B.C. Marine Engineers and Shipbuilders Limited is one of the oldest Vancouver shipyards, its name first appearing in the city directory in 1901. In 1913, it became the British Columbia Marine Railways Company Limited. In 1921, the company was known as B.C. Marine Engineers and Shipbuilders Limited. The company became B.C. Marine Shipbuilders in 1965. In the 1970s, the company was purchased by Rivtow Towing. The facility was then used primarily as a repair yard for the Rivtow fleet.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of invoices listing repairs to specific ships, 1923-1927 and 1930. Also included are payroll ledgers for the shipyard employees from 1939 to 1952, 1965 and 1970.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated in 1980 from B.C. Marine Shipbuilders through the Maritime Museum.
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