Norman R Wright and Sons -- the first hundred years

January 2010
Ausmarine;Jan2010, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p20
Trade Publication
The article focuses on Norman R Wright and Sons (NRW), one of Australia's boat builders which is celebrating its 100 hundred years in the boating industry. It offers personal information about Norman and how his interest in boats landed him a foreman position at John Hawkins Whereat's boat shed in Bulimba Island at 21 years old. It states how he started his business by acquiring a yard with 200 pounds he loaned and how his business prosper with his two sons, Norman and Ronald.


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