The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Mar 1902

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p.2 Incidents of the Day - In order to raise the steamer New York from its submerged position at Craig's wharf, the fire engine Chatham from No. 1 station, had to be brought into action yesterday afternoon. The Chatham worked for some hours in pumping out the sunken steamer. During its absence from the station, the Merryweather was brought down from the upper fire hall.

"Something tells me I've arrived," said Capt. O. Williams, of the steamer Ada Alice, Oakville, as he steamed into Toronto on Thursday night. Capt. Williams has been awarded a fine hat.



List of Officers Announced

Deseronto, March 20th - The following is a list of officers for the steamers and barges of the Deseronto navigation company for the season of 1902:

Steamer Resolute - Captain, John Gowan; mate, Charles Brisbin; chief engineer, John Harrison; assistant engineer, Michael Toppings.

Steamer Reliance - Captain, James Dougherty; mate, David Ostrander; first engineer, John Toppings; second engineer, John Jamieson.

Steamer Ella Ross - Captain, D.B. Christie; mate, M. Palmateer; engineer, John McFaul; purser, Edward Eakins.

Steamer Deseronto - Captain, William Skillen; mate, P. Brisbin; engineer, George Stevens.

Steamer Rescue - Captain, John Rowe; first engineer, Owen Flood; second engineer, George Toppings.

Steamer Armenia - Captain, Gilbert Arthurs; mate, H. Burnip; engineer, P. Davis.

Steamer Ranger - Captain, Howard Burnip; engineer, William Stanhope.

Steamer Nile - Captain, W.J. Daly; mate, T. Lynch; engineer, Thomas Timlin.

Barge Recruit - Captain, Daniel McVicker.

p.6 Want To Purchase Tug Active - Capt. Norcross, agent of the Wolvin navigation company at Quebec, was in the city today looking over the M.T. company's tug Active and several floating elevators which his company desire to purchase. J.A. Cuttle, Montreal, general manager of the M.T. company, was also here. No sale has yet been effected.

Death In A Storm - son of Capt. William H. Mack was a vessel owner in Cleveland, drowned while working on salvage of his two barges Wadena and Fitzpatrick ashore on east coast; had just ordered two new steamers last fall.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 21 Mar 1902