A.C. Davie Shipyard

A.C. Davie Shipyard (HM1J3M)

Location: Lévis, Québec G6V 3P4
Country: Canada
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N 46° 48.796', W 71° 11.15'

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Le chantier A.C. Davie

Established by Allison Davie in 1829, this shipyard represents the great period of shipbuilding in Canada. Its operations continued until 1989 and, over time, were marked by several technical innovations. In 1832, Davie installed one of the first patent slips in the country and later added two floating dry docks. Designed mainly for ship repair and salvage operations, this remarkable and long-lived enterprise was also involved in the construction and winter storage of vessels.

Établi par Allison Davie en 1829, ce chantier rappelle de façon exceptionnelle la grande époque de la construction navale au Canada. Ses activités se poursuivirent jusqu'en 1989 et furent ponctuées de plusieurs innovations techniques. En 1832, Davie y installa l'un des premiers plans de halage au pays, auquel s'ajouteront plus tard deux cales sèches flottantes. Principalement destinée à la réparation et au sauvetage des navires, cette entreprise dune remarquable longévité se consacra aussi à leur construction et à leur hivernage.
HM NumberHM1J3M
Placed ByHistoric - Historique Charlottetown
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Date Added Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 333245 N 5186733
Decimal Degrees46.81326667, -71.18583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 48.796', W 71° 11.15'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 48' 47.76" N, 71° 11' 9" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6100-6220 Rue Saint-Laurent, Lévis Québec G6V 3P4, CA
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