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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Selkirk Dry Dock (Red River, Selkirk)

Built originally in 1915, this dry dock facility at Selkirk was rebuilt in 1961 after it collapsed. The capacity of the vessels that it could accommodate was reduced from 1,000 to 700 tons, due to the smaller size of ships now operating on the adjacent Red River and Lake Winnipeg. The facility is owned by the Peguis First Nation.

Paddle Wheel Princess at the Selkirk Dry Dock

Paddle Wheel Princess at the Selkirk Dry Dock (September 1988)
Source: George Penner

Selkirk Dry Dock

Selkirk Dry Dock (August 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.14557, W96.86466
denoted by symbol on the map above


Heritage Treasures of Red River North, Red River North Heritage.

This page was prepared by George Penner.

Page revised: 17 May 2020

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