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Date April, 1918
Subject Shipbuilding
Description "The launching of the 'War Comox' by steamboat Samson III". "War Comox" was one of four vessels built at Poplar Island for the Imperial Munitions Board. "War Comox 4/18 : Scrap Aenoa 1925. Wood-built, dry cargo, 3300 DWT. Very fire prone" - Note from Charles Nes of North Vancouver, who researched shipping records re the four ships, "War Comox", "War Ewen", "War Edensaw" and "War Kitimat".
Photographer Canadian Photo Co
Source Venables, donor
Accession Number: 796
Creation Date 2000-07-14 14:35:45
Modification Date 2013-08-14 16:05:20
Last Access 2013-08-14 16:05:20
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