Allan, Robert Ltd

ALLAN, ROBERT LTD is a leading firm of naval architects founded in VANCOUVER in 1930 by Robert Allan Sr. Allan had immigrated to BC from his native Scotland in 1919 to work at Wallace Shipyards (see BURRARD DRY DOCK), where he designed the PRINCESS LOUISE, the first steel passenger steamer built in the province. Under the direction of the senior Allan, his son Robert F. Allan and grandson Robert G. Allan, the firm grew and the Allans became known as the foremost designers of modern tugs and...

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