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Launching History The Saga of the Burrard Dry Dock

By: Mansbridge, Francis

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13602

ISBN: 1550172808

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Previous owner's name on FFEP; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 0.9 x 11.1 x 8.4 Inches; 226 pages; When Alfred Wallace opened a shipbuilding yard at the north end of Granville Street bridge in 1894, he had little idea that the business would last nearly 100 years. Wallace Shipyards moved to North Vancouver in 1906, became Burrard Dry Dock in 1921, and Versatile Pacific in 1985, and saw changes in marine construction from wooden sailing schooners to steel icebreakers ... View more info

Launching History The Saga of the Burrard Dry Dock

By: Mansbridge, Francis

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13982

ISBN: 1550172808

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 0.9 x 11.1 x 8.4 Inches; 226 pages; When Alfred Wallace opened a shipbuilding yard at the north end of Granville Street bridge in 1894, he had little idea that the business would last nearly 100 years. Wallace Shipyards moved to North Vancouver in 1906, became Burrard Dry Dock in 1921, and Versatile Pacific in 1985, and saw changes in marine construction from wooden sailing schooners to steel icebreakers and high-tech... View more info

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Clyde Built a history of shipbuilding on the River Clyde

By: Shields, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Glasgow, William Maclellan: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18509

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Dustjacket chipped and creased with chunks missing head and tail of spine, some scuffing. There is a gift notation to the previous owner on the front free end paper. Some clippings stapled onto pages. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. The bonus here is the wealth of clippings and penciled notations. The previous owner was a highy decorated sailor who served as a midshipman in the Royal Navy in WWI and as WWII approached, he joined the Royal Ca... View more info