Fonds - Capital Iron and Metals Ltd. fonds

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Capital Iron and Metals Ltd. fonds

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  • [19--] (Creation)
    Capital Iron and Metals

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20 photographs;8 plans

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Capital Iron and Metals Ltd. was established in Victoria, B.C., as a scrap business in 1934 by Morris L. Greene. Much of its business resulted from the dismantling of ships for scrap. Between 1934 and 1971, the company dismantled nearly 100 ships of various sizes. In 1971, the scrap business was shut down and the company has concentrated on the retail trade.

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The fonds consists of ships plans and photographs of a number of vessels.

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BCAUL control number: MMB-2344

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