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Shore Boatbuilders seiners on the Fraser River

The Ocean Destiny, owned by Jim Pattison Enterprises Ltd., and the Taaska, moored on the Delta waterfront, were built by Al Renke’s Shore Boat Builders in 1989.

The Ocean Destiny, owned by Jim Pattison Enterprises Ltd., and the Taaska, moored on the Delta waterfront, were built by Al Renke’s Shore Boat Builders in 1989. When they were built they marked the world leadership of British Columbia builders in aluminum construction. Both Renke and Matsumoto pioneered the use of aluminum in marine applications. This excellence was funded by the BC commercial fishery.

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