The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Apr 1901

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p.2 Incidents of the Day - The steamer Myles wintered at Goderich. Capt. Dick, first engineer Mr. Sorley, second engineer Kennedy and fireman Killeen, all of Kingston, are preparing for the opening of navigation.



List of officers of the steamers of the Thousand Islands and St. Lawrence River steamboat companies:

Steamer St. Lawrence - Master, Capt. Ira Cupernall; first officer, Capt. G.R. Brown; purser, Albert W. Morehouse; assistant purser, Frank K. Purcell; steward, Thomas McGinnis; chief engineer, John H. Dickson; assistant engineer, Barney Farrell; electrician, C.E. Ward.

Steamer Empire State - Master, Capt. James F. Allen; first officer, Capt. M.W. Evans; purser, William C. Davis; chief engineer, Nicholas Larson; assistant engineer, James Noble.

Steamer America - Master, Capt. R.H. Carnegie; first officer, D. Cummings; purser, C.J. Parker; chief engineer, James Gillie; assistant engineer, William Hartley; steward, W. Fraser McCoy.

Steamer New Island Wanderer - Master, Capt. W.C. Hudson; first officer, Capt. Howard Gould; purser, Henry Purcell jr.; engineer, John A. Rega.

Steamer Islander - Master, Capt. John H. Bertrand; first officer, Robert Carnegie; purser, Frederick H. Vandewater; engineer, William H. Bishop.

Steamer Pierrepont - Master, Capt. W.J. Rothwell; first officer, Charles Cummings; purser, Charles Moffett; engineer, William Kelly.

The steamer New York has been chartered to the International navigation company, and will be run between Buffalo and Niagara Falls, commencing about May 1st. Capt. Andrew H. Miller, who was in command last year, will have charge of the steamer again this season, and S.F. Ridgway, chief engineer during the season of 1900, has been re-engaged.

Incidents of the Day - The steamer Macassa will begin her trips between Hamilton and Toronto on Monday next.

p.6 Harbor Clear of Ice - The harbor is almost clear of ice. Yesterday afternoon the steamer Pierrepont made a pathway along the harbor front, as far as Mooers elevator, and during the night an east wind drove most of the ice up the lake. This morning the Pierrepont had no trouble in reaching Garden Island, and also got well down to Wolfe Island. Tomorrow morning the steamer will start out for Cape Vincent.

Affairs of the Hour - The Barry line steamer Alice Stafford has arrived at Grand Haven, Mich., from Chicago, inaugurating the season and also the new line between this city and Chicago. A passenger and freight rate war is expected.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 9 Apr 1901