The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Apr 1906

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p.6 Edwin Charles Appointed - Edwin Charles has been appointed chief inspector of Canadian Lloyds, in succession to the late Capt. Webster Augustus. His district covers from Quebec to Toronto. Mr. Charles has been in the shipbuilding trade all his life, and is thoroughly conversant with the work which his position calls for. He was a ship carpenter for thirty years prior to his appointment as foreman of the Thousand Island Steamboat company's construction work, which position he has occupied for the past eleven years. His many friends are pleased over his new appointment. The Folger company regret to part with him.


These officers have been appointed by the Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte Steamboat company on their steamers:

North King - John Jarrell, captain; P. O'Hara, first officer; J.H. Coon, purser; B. Asseltine, clerk; N. Vandusen, steward; G. Boyd, chief engineer.

Caspian - W. Bloomfield, captain; G. Smith, first officer; F. Maund, purser; J. Alford, clerk; O.J. Hickey, chief engineer; G. Sauve, second engineer.

Aletha - J.A. Roys, captain; R. Fleming, mate; F. Maund, purser; J. Noble, engineer.

J. Tilton will be chief steward of the fleet.

T.J. O'Brien, of this city, will look after the company's wharf interests at Picton.

A Steamboat Appointment - A.H. Muir, head clerk with the Turbinia Steamboat company, has been appointed auditor and freight and passage accountant of the Lake Ontario and Bay of Quinte Steamboat company, Kingston. Mr. Muir was formerly purser of the steamboat North King, and also spent a time in the local office of the company.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 2 Apr 1906