Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax and Its People / 1749-1999

"Lathe workers, Halifax Shipyards", 1956

Halifax Shipyards was founded in 1887 as the Halifax Graving Dock Company, providing the city with its first dry-dock facility (see image No. 16). Under various ownerships, the facility has continued to repair and/or to build vessels of all kinds for over a century.

Photographer: Nova Scotia Bureau of Information

Date: 1956

Reference: Nova Scotia Information Service Nova Scotia Archives  no. 9145  / negative: 9145

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