Burrard Dry Dock

BURRARD DRY DOCK was founded as Wallace Shipyards by Alfred "Andy" WALLACE on FALSE CREEK in VANCOUVER in 1894, and it relocated to N VANCOUVER DISTRICT in 1906. The operation changed its name to Burrard Dry Dock in 1921 and the harbour's first large dry dock began operations 4 years later. Clarence WALLACE became head of the company on his father's death in 1929. Among the company's significant projects were the PRINCESS LOUISE and the ST ROCH. During WWII the shipyard turned out a third of...

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