W.R. Menchions was one of the best-known wooden boat builders in Canada. Born in 1871 in Bay Robert, Newfoundland, Menchions found employment as a boat builder and a fisherman there. In 1896 he came to Vancouver where he soon established what became one of the port’s leading boatyards.

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Menchions Shipyard Boat Pages

5 records found.
Name Designer Yearsort descending Length Fleet

Norsal

1921 132' Non-Member Norsal

Argonaut II

1922 73' Pacific Northwest Argonaut II

Sundown

1924 62' Non-Member

Townley Isle

1930 36' Canadian Townley Isle

Meander

Robert Allan 1934 67' Non-Member Meander