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Postwar Ocean Shipping and Shipbuilding in Canada: An Agenda for Research 
Web site/pageText  Hennessy, Michael A., Postwar Ocean Shipping and Shipbuilding in Canada: An Agenda for Research, The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL ), Jul 1991, 25-33  This essay provides a brief survey of some suggestive sources and interpretive models for approaching the history of government policy toward the shipping and shipbuilding industries from 1945 to 1970. Documentary sources maintained by the National Archives of Canada and elsewhere are specifically...
Industrial Hamilton's Contribution to the Naval War 
Text  Madsen, Chris, "Industrial Hamilton's Contribution to the Naval War," The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Jan 2006, 21-52  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...
Fifty-Six Minesweepers and the Toronto Shipbuilding Company during the Second World War 
Text  Pritchard, James, "Fifty-Six Minesweepers and the Toronto Shipbuilding Company during the Second World War," The Northern Mariner / Le marin du nord (St. John's, NL), Oct 2006, 29-48  The shipbuilding industry in Toronto produced over one-third of the naval vessels built on Canada's Great Lakes during the Second World War. At its zenith, the shipbuilding industry of the city employed nearly five thousand workers. This wartime industry was unique in many respects. Only the...
J. H. Jones on Owen Sound drydock 
Image    Photograph of the severely damaged J. H. JONES undergoing repairs on the Owen Sound drydock after the collision with the PACIFIC.
Manchester in Buffalo Dry Dock 
Image    Photograph taken for the Buffalo Dry Dock Company of the MANCHESTER in drydock. In the background is the NORTH STAR.
Caribou under construction 
Image  Winter 1903/1904  Photograph of the CARIBOU's hull with the planking complete at the Marlton Shipyard in Goderich. Framing of the cabin has begun.
Caribou in frame 
Image  Autumn 1903  Photograph of the CARIBOU's hull in frame at the Marlton Shipyard in Goderich.
Kingston City, Modern Elevator in foreground 
Image  c 1907  Black and white postcard of the Kingston waterfront featuring a concrete grain elevator. Clustered around the elevator and the neighbouring wharf are schooners, barges, tugs and a larger freighter. At the head of the wharf a barge is either under construction or being repaired. A barge is being...
Louis Shickluna's shipyard at St. Catharines, c 1863 
Image  c 1863  Photograph of Louis Shickluna's shipyard at Saint Catharines, reported to have been taken in 1863, showing the propeller AMERICA in the right foreground. The barkentine PRIDE OF AMERICA appears in the centre, with the propeller HER MAJESTY in the background. Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, ...
Zealand's Wharf, Hamilton 
Image  c 1873  View of Zealand's Wharf, taken from the top of the high bank. At the lower left, a vessel is under construction in A. M. Robertson's Shipyard. Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
The CHIPPEWA in Drydock at Kingston. Bow. 
Image  1913  The Bow of the CHIPPEWA in Drydock at Kingston. The fron of the dock had to be lengthened in 1902 in order to accommodate her. Used in Barlow Cumberland, A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River
The CHIPPEWA in Drydock at Kingston. Stern. 
Image  1913  The Bow of the CHIPPEWA in dry dock at Kingston. The fron of the dock had to be lengthened in 1902 in order to accommodate her. Used in Barlow Cumberland, A Century of Sail and Steam on the Niagara River
The Polson Iron Works, Toronto, Canada 
Image  c 1897  Advertising card for the Polson Iron Works in Toronto, Canada featuring a photograph of the Canadian Pacific Railway steamboat MANITOBA. The picture is probably from Owen Sound where the Polson's built the MANITOBA. "The Polson Iron Works Toronto, Canada." "Steel Steam Vessels of Every...
Shipyard and Dry Dock, Collingwood, Canada 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of Collingwood shipyard with three steamboats at the main wharf Divided back. Postmarked Little Current, 2 Aug 1908 "Shipyard and Dry Dock, Collingwood, Canada" Reverse: " Published by Stedman Bros., Brantford, Canada. Made in Germany 655"
The Docks, Collingwood, Canada 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of Collingwood shipyard with a number of vessels in the yard and more at the main wharf and grain elevator Divided back. Postally unused. "The Docks, Collingwood, Canada" "101,426" Reverse: "Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co. Ltd., Montreal and Toronto. Printed in Great Britain....
Superior Ship Yards, W. Superior, Wis. 
Image  1902  Panoramic view of the Superior Ship Yards, West Superior, WI. with upwards of twenty lakers in port or under construction. Two whalebacks are visible at the extreme left and right of the photograph.
Superior City -- Before Launching 
Image  1899  Photograph of the American Steamship Company freighter SUPERIOR CITY waiting for its launch Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899 "Superior City -- Before Launching. First vessel launched from the Lorain shipyard of the...
Superior City -- After Launching 
Image  1899  Photograph of the American Steamship Company freighter SUPERIOR CITY after its launch Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899 "Superior City -- After Launching. First vessel launched from the Lorain shipyard of the Cleveland...
Ship Yards and Dry Dock, Midland, Ont., Can. 
Image  c1907  Coloured postcard of the shipyards and dry dock at Midland, ON "Ship Yards and Dry Dock, Midland, Ont., Can." Reverse: "No. 658 Published by J. W. Bald, Midland, Ont., Can."
Chantier de constructions navales á SOREL (P.Q.) 
Image  c1903  Black and white postcard of the shipyard at Sorel, QU, on the Richelieu River. Three vessels are on the ways in various stages of construction or repair. Undivided back. Postally unused "1. -- Chantier de constructions navales á SOREL (P.Q.)" "Desjardins"

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