Table 3: Canada's position relative to other nations in 1878.
"Ships & Shipbuilding in the North Atlantic Region". Edited by Keith Matthews & Gerald Panting. St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, 1978. (Published by Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador)
"The Shipping Industry of Atlantic Canada: Themes & Problems" by Keith Matthews pp 3-18.
Table 1 above is from Appendix 3.
Table 2 above is from Appendix 1.
Table 3 above is from Appendix 4.