Are Named By Various Navigation Companies.
The steamer Caspian, of the Bay of Quinte Navigation company, has been remodelled during the past winter. The steamer comes out this season with a new dining room and system of staterooms.
The M.T. Co.'s fleet is about ready for navigation. The vessels have all been overhauled and will leave the city as soon as the Welland canal is free of ice.
The Battle Island Paper company has purchased the steel steamer Cuba, of Buffalo. The steamer will be used to bring pulpwood from Ha Ha Bay, Que., to Oswego, N.Y. She has a capacity of 500 cords.
The appointments of captains and pursers of the Folger fleet for the season of 1907 are announced by H.S. Folger: Steamer St. Lawrence, captain, M.D. Estes; purser, G.W. Johnson;
Island Wanderer, W.C. Hudson, R.S. Milligan; Islander, Manville Evans, Charles Macnaughton; Ramona, John Bertrand, Carl Bertrand; America, Robert Carnegie, G.H. Hunter; Ottawa, James Allen, purser not appointed. Herrigan Bros., Toronto, have leased the souvenir, news and confectionary privileges on the boats of the Folger fleet for the season.
Capt. Noonan expects to start on Monday to fit out the steamer Rideau King, which will start on her trips to Ottawa on May 1st.
Calvin Co., Garden Island.
Steamer Simla - Captain, A.H. Malone; engineer, R.H. Veech.
Steamer India - Captain, Charles Coons; engineer, Thomas Smith.
Steamer D.D. Calvin - Captain, H.N. Smith; engineer, George Hazlett.
Schooner Burma - Captain, John Ferguson.
Schooner Ceylon - Captain, Joseph Ache.
Steamer Chieftain - Captain, C.E. Phelix; engineer, Thomas Gray.
Steamer Parthia - Captain, D. Lefave; engineer, George Sauve.
Steamer Frontenac - Captain, John Harris; engineer, M. Dorrey.
Steamer Johnston - Captain, O. Le Blanc; engineer, Thomas Campeau.
Steamer Bluebell - Captain, John Dix; engineer, B. Lappen.
Canadian Navigation Company.
Steamer Turret Court - Captain, Peter McIntyre; engineer, C.J. McSourley.
Steamer Turret Chief - Captain, Malcolm McPhee; engineer, A.E. Kennedy.
Steamer Turret Cape - Captain, R.D. Simpson; engineer, R.R. Foote.
Steamer Scottish Hero - Captain, Archibald McIntyre; engineer, W.H. Durham.
Steamer A.E. Ames - Captain, E.L. Stephen; engineer, Samuel Gillespie.
Steamer J.H. Plummer - Captain, James Black; engineer, Robert Chalmers.
Steamer H.M. Pellatt - Captain, W.H. Anderson; engineer, William Byers.
William Phillips has been engaged as second mate on the steamer Bothnia, for the coming season. "Bill," as he is familiarly known, is one of the youngest mates sailing out of Kingston.
Charles Lawrence will leave Monday for Port Arthur. He will be second mate on the steamer Advance.
Patrick Corrigan left Friday night for Montreal. He has been engaged for the season on one of the M.T. Co.'s barges.
p.7 A Very Old Report - as to whether Kingston or Carleton Island was better able to protect navigation of Lake Ontario - report of Deputy Surveyor General Collins, dated Dec. 6th, 1788 (appears in report of Bureau of Archives) (2 columns)