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Industries

Shipbuilding, launches and repair


Workmen rivet plates on ribs of corvettes

Workmen rivet plates on ribs of corvettes
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A crane lowers a plank to construct a new keel in the ways immediately after the successful launch of a ship

A crane lowers a plank to construct a new keel in the ways immediately after the successful launch of a ship
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Plimsoll markings on the bow of an almost completed ship to indicate cargo capacity, Pictou shipyard

Plimsoll markings on the bow of an almost completed ship to indicate cargo capacity, Pictou shipyard
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Dockyard scene as frame for keel is hoisted away from the wharf

Dockyard scene as frame for keel is hoisted away from the wharf
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View of the christening podium and guests of honour at the launch ceremony of the 10,000-ton cargo ship, the S.S. Fort Esperance, from the United Shipyards Ltd. Shipyard

View of the christening podium and guests of honour at the launch ceremony of the 10,000-ton cargo ship, the S.S. Fort Esperance, from the United Shipyards Ltd. Shipyard
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Workmen construct a freighter's hull

Workmen construct a freighter's hull
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