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Anchor Shipping and Foundry Co. Ltd.

Collection | Ref # AG 482 | Held by The Nelson Provincial Museum


Anchor Shipping and Foundry Co. Ltd.


The Anchor Shipping and Foundry Company had its beginnings with Nathaniel Edwards and his partners, Bennetts then Symons. They began the shipping ownership in 1862 and traded as Anchor Line of Steam Packets by 1870. In 1867 a workshop for the repair of ships opened on Wakefield Quay. read more …

Dates covered:

1911 - 1979
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