A number of them sold all they had and gave the money for shipbuilding.
Not long after the death of Champlain there was a world-wide advance in shipbuilding.
There are shipbuilding plants upon distant shores, the glares of foundry cupolas, multiplying commerce—Baltimore is close at hand.
But the French designs in shipbuilding were generally better than the English.
The King's interest in ships and shipbuilding was strong, even amid the alluring diversions of the first years of his reign.
In the eighteenth century shipbuilding in Quebec continued to flourish.
In 1729 by far the greater part of the Swedish iron exported from Gothenburg went to England for shipbuilding purposes.
It was the change from wood to metal that caused the decline of shipbuilding in Canada.
The chief industry is cotton, but there are also shipbuilding yards, engineer shops, and foundries.
There was something of a shipbuilding flavour in the following story.