The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Mar 1911

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p.1 Playfair Gets Control - of Northern Navigation company.

Lighthouse Burned At Soo - by order of lighthouse board.



Appointments of Captains and Engineers.

Assistant Superintendent Clarence Kelly, of the Rutland Transit company, of Ogdensburg, has announced the following steamer appointments for the season of 1911:

Steamer Arlington - Capt. W.S. MacQueen; chief engineer, A.J. Kinch.

Steamer Bennington - Capt. W.S. Shay; chief engineer, Robert Wallace.

Steamer Brandon - Capt. George Kinch; chief engineer, R. Rourke.

Steamer Burlington - Capt. W.H. Williams; chief engineer, E.L. Hyatt.

Steamer Ogdensburg - Capt. John Smith; chief engineer, Hugh Goodheart.

Steamer Rutland - Capt. John J. Powers; chief engineer, M.J. Reagan.

A.J. Kinch, assigned to the engine room of the Arlington, retains his position as chief engineer of the fleet. No arrangements will be made at present toward putting any of the company's wooden vessels into commission at the opening of the coming season.

p.5 The Steamer Newsboy - will be valuable addition to fleet of Thousand Island & St. Lawrence River company; 112 feet long, 22 foot beam, will carry 150 passengers.

March 14, 1911

p.2 Incidents of the Day - The Kingston Dry Dock and Shipbuilding company has just begun the construction of the new vessel for the Montreal division of the department of marine. The vessel cost in the neighborhood of $125,000 and will be delivered this season.

p.5 Portsmouth Deputation - to Ottawa to ask for repairs to breakwater.

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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 13 Mar 1911