Fonds AM583 - William Turner fonds

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William Turner fonds

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  • Photograph

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  • 0.06 m of textual records
  • ca. 100 photographs

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William Turner, Jr., was a boat builder who operated Turner's Boat Works with his father, William Turner, Sr. (1867-1951). Turner, Sr. came to Canada in 1888 and established Turner's Boat Works in 1908. He retired in 1942, leaving his son to run the shipyard. In 1943, a fire destroyed the shipyard, but it was rebuilt and continued to operate until 1958, when Turner retired.

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The fonds consists primarily of photographs. There is also an account book, 1923-1935; a certificate of inspection for the ship Lorna Doone, 1907; and clippings.

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Photographs in this fonds have been assigned number CVA 583.

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Folders formerly located at 567-F-07 fld 01-02.

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  • Box: 567-F-06 fld 03-04
  • Box: 180-B-10
  • Box: 213-A-02 fld 01-02
  • Box: 210-B-09 fld 04