Industrial Hamilton's Contribution to the Naval War
Publication
The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jan 2006, p. 21-52
Description
Creator
Madsen, Chris, Author
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Articles
Description
During the Second World War, urban centers and industrial centers in central Canada, such as Hamilton, began production of materials to meet the needs of the navy and merchant marine. Some Hamilton companies that acquired naval contracts required the installation of specialized facilities and increased numbers of workers. On the industrial side, this implementation involved the use of tolerance plates for shipbuilding. Manufacture and installation of electrical machinery and components on board ships, provision of equipment to minesweepers, manufacture of steel barges and manufacture of various naval articles is how Hamilton was able to do its part for the war at sea.
Date of Publication
Jan 2006
Date Of Event
1939-1945
Subject(s)
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2764179351886 Longitude: -79.8342835546875
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Copyright Holder
Canadian Nautical Research Society
Recommended Citation
The Northern Mariner/Le marin du nord, XVI No 1, (January 2006), 21-52.
Contact
Canadian Nautical Research Society
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Industrial Hamilton's Contribution to the Naval War


During the Second World War, urban centers and industrial centers in central Canada, such as Hamilton, began production of materials to meet the needs of the navy and merchant marine. Some Hamilton companies that acquired naval contracts required the installation of specialized facilities and increased numbers of workers. On the industrial side, this implementation involved the use of tolerance plates for shipbuilding. Manufacture and installation of electrical machinery and components on board ships, provision of equipment to minesweepers, manufacture of steel barges and manufacture of various naval articles is how Hamilton was able to do its part for the war at sea.