G. Stenersen collection [graphic materials, textual records]
Date(s)November 11, 1943 - April 13, 1973
Physical description26.5 cm. of textual records, 52 med. b&w prints, 25 newspaper issues.
Administrative history / Biographical sketchFew details are available on the life or activities of G. Stenersen, including his first name. Stenersen worked at Burrard Dry Dock Co. and possibly other local shipyards, such as West Coast Shipbuilders. Based on the records in the collection, it is likely Stenersen specifically worked in the Hull Division at Burrard Dry Dock Co., possibly as a foreman supervising shipbuilding projects. Based on the span of records in the collection, it appears that Stenersen worked in the shipbuilding industry for at least 25 years and was involved in both wartime (WWII) and post-war shipbuilding projects.
Scope & contentCollection consists of documents acquired and used by Stenersen during his work at Vancouver-area shipbuilding companies. Records include construction standards for new vessels; cost analyses of completed projects; reports on staffing and project planning; inspection reports; labour dispute reports; construction photographs of Burrard Dry Dock; and issues of the company magazine Burrard News.