R.I. Smith Company Ltd.

R.I. Smith Company Ltd.

Type of Business: Fisheries

Owners: Robert Smith, Wilber Smith; Elnathan Smith

Established: 1933

Shut Down: N/A

     The R.I. Smith Fish Factory opened December 2, 1933. It was owned by Robert Smith and his brother Wilber. They worked on salt fish and live lobsters. The company became incorporated as R.I. Smith Company Ltd. In 1956, Elnathan Smith, Robert’s son, joined the company full time and took over after his father’s death in 1977. They continued to work on both salt fish and live lobsters until the salt fish business closed down in 2001. Elnathan Smith possesses.

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