Wallace, Alfred "Andy"

WALLACE, Alfred "Andy," shipbuilder (b 1865, Moricetown, England; d 1 Jan 1929, N Vancouver). He began Wallace Shipyards as a small operation building fishing boats in FALSE CRK in 1894. In 1906 he moved the company to the foot of Lonsdale Ave in N VANCOUVER, where it became BURRARD DRY DOCK. The business expanded dramatically during WWI, after which his son Clarence WALLACE continued the expansion until the company was one of the biggest shipbuilders on the coast, employing thousands of...

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