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Fish Refrigeration Plants

Volume 463: debated on Friday 1 April 1949

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asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations the numbers, names and owners of the quick-freezing fish plants erected in Newfoundland and Labrador up to the end of 1945 and since then.

The following fish refrigeration plants were in operation in Newfoundland in 1946:

Operators and Location.

  • Job Brothers & Co., Ltd., Port-aux-Basques.
  • Job Brothers & Co., Ltd., St. John's.
  • Job Brothers & Co., Ltd., St. Anthony.
  • Fishery Products Co., Isle aux Morts.
  • Fishery Products Co., Burnt Illands.
  • Fishery Products Co., Burin.
  • Fishery Products Co., St. John's*
  • Fishery Products Co., Holyrood.
  • Fishery Products Co., Joe Batt's Arm.*
  • Fishery Products Co., La Scie.
  • Harvey & Co., Ltd., St. John's.*
  • Harvey & Co., Ltd., "Sunset Glow" (Floating Plant).
  • Geo. Penny & Sons, Ramea.
  • North Eastern Fisheries, Ltd., Harbour Grace.
  • Bonavista Cold Storage, Bonavista.
  • Canada Bay Cold Storage, Englee.
  • United Cold Storage, Burin.

* These have since been dismantled.

A new plant operated by Fort Amherst Seafoods has recently been erected at St. John's.