A Merchant of Death in a Peaceable Kingdom: Canadian Vickers, 1911-1927

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Title
A Merchant of Death in a Peaceable Kingdom: Canadian Vickers, 1911-1927
Abstract
A history of one of the earliest examples of a foreign-owned arms manufacturer in Canada. In 1911, the British firm of Vickers Ltd. established a Canadian subsidiary, centered in Montreal, to undertake ship construction principally for the Canadian Navy. During the First World War, Canadian Vickers was the largest shipbuilding enterprise in Canada. The parent firm sold Canadian Vickers to Montreal investors in 1927.
Book Title
Canadian Papers in Business History, Volume 1
Place
Victoria, BC
Publisher
Public History Group, University of Victoria
Date
1989
Pages
213-244
Language
en
Citation
Taylor, Graham D. “A Merchant of Death in a Peaceable Kingdom: Canadian Vickers, 1911-1927.” In Canadian Papers in Business History, Volume 1, edited by Peter Baskerville, 213–244. Victoria, BC: Public History Group, University of Victoria, 1989.
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