Jackson’s Shipyard: A Family Legacy
Above: Derrick Jackson, owner of Jackson’s Shipyard, in front of his facility in Whiteway, N.L.
Derrick Jackson has been involved in building fishing boats for most of his life.
The Whiteway, N.L. native started in the 1980s working for his father and as of 2006 has gone on his own to run Jackson’s Shipyard as a Master Shipbuilder.
The legacy of Jackson’s Shipyard began with its predecessor, Jackson’s Boatyard, which was started in 1976 by Fred Jackson after ...