The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Mar 1908

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p.2 'Twas A Jolly Affair - smoker held by Masters and Mates; held business meeting early in evening.

Incidents of the Day - Organizer Flett Hamilton, who was in the city looking after the trouble between the lake seamen's union and the marine association, left for Gananoque.

Hall Fleet Appointments.

The following are the fleet appointments of the George Hall company for 1908:

Steamer Rugee - Captain, D. Hourigan; engineer, E.A. Barker.

Steamer Fred Mercur - Captain, W.H. Russell; engineer, James W. Estes.

Steamer Henry B. Hall - Captain, S.V. Anderson; engineer, R.G. Jardin.

Steamer Hecla - Captain, Joseph Richards; engineer, W.G. Thompson.

Tug Proctor - Captain, Alexander McDonald; engineer, S. Toppins.

Barge Sherman - Captain, Matthew Hourigan.

Barge Blaine - Captain, S. LaPlant.

Barge Matthews - Captain, Francis Lum.

Barge Lyon - Captain, George Abbott.

Barge Argosy - Captain, S. Dixon.


Richelieu and Ontario Line.

S.S. Toronto - Captain, E.A. Booth, Kingston; mate, Pert Hickey, Toronto; chief engineer, Walter Hazlett, Kingston.

S.S. Kingston - Captain, Henry Esford, Kingston; mate, George Blanshard, Toronto; chief engineer, James Conlin, Belleville.

S.S. Belleville - Captain, Charles Redfern, Colborne, formerly of S.S. Picton, burned; mate, Cora Hart, Cornwall; chief engineer, W.S. Parker.

S.S. Rapids King - Captain, James Stephenson, Avonmore, formerly of S.S. Belleville; mate, Samuel Putnam, Napanee; chief engineer, William Johnston, Montreal.

The S.S. Belleville is expected to leave port on April 29th.

p.8 Incidents of the Day - The schooner Dundee, costing $17,000, has been sold for $700 to Capt. Smith, of Brockville.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 26 Mar 1908