Steamship Authority Chooses Next General Manager
Steve Myrick
Robert Davis was named to be the next general manager of the Steamship Authority in a unanimous vote at a special meeting Monday.
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Appeal Could Delay New Ferry Terminal in Woods Hole
Steve Myrick

A group of Woods Hole residents is challenging state approval of the Steamship Authority terminal reconstruction project in the village, a move that could delay the project.

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Steamship General Manager Search Stays Inside
Julia Wells
Pleased with the current direction of the Steamship Authority, the board of governors is looking within its own ranks for a new general manager to succeed Wayne Lamson when he retires this summer.
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Captains, Kings Go; People Take Over
The Vineyard Gazette
It happened yesterday. One minute before 11 a.m., the Island boat line was administered by the officers and directors of the Massachusetts Steamship Lines Inc., as constituted for some time past; one minute after 11, the management was in the hands of new officers and directors, the responsibility of the New Bedford, Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Steamboat Authority.
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Busy Summer: SSA Reports Ferry Traffic on the Rise
Steve Myrick

Senior managers at the Steamship Authority confirmed this week what many people already knew: there are substantially more cars and people coming to Martha’s Vineyard this summer.

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From Ticket Taker to Top Dog, Wayne Lamson Stayed the Course
Steve Myrick
Anyone who wants to know about Wayne Lamson quickly runs across the story about how he started with the ferry service as a ticket seller in Woods Hole, during the summers when he attended college.
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Longtime SSA General Manager Will Retire
Julia Wells

When the Steamship Authority holds its monthly meeting on Martha's Vineyard Tuesday, the retirement of general manager Wayne Lamson will top the news. The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. in the Oak Bluffs library.

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All Aboard: Islanders Welcome, Tour New Ferry Woods Hole
Heather Hamacek

Cameras in hand, at least 30 people gathered at the Steamship Authority slip Monday afternoon to watch the new ferry Woods Hole dock after its ceremonial maiden voyage.

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Orders Read and Watch Set, Ferry Woods Hole Arrives in Vineyard Haven
Steve Myrick

With festive red, white and blue bunting adorning her decks, the Woods Hole sailed into Vineyard Haven Monday afternoon.

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Commissioning Ceremony Monday for Ferry Woods Hole
Sara Brown

Monday will be a day of celebration for the Woods Hole, the newest ferry to join the Steamship Authority fleet. The ferry arrived in Woods Hole harbor Monday morning. Commissioning ceremonies begin at noon. The ferry travels to Vineyard Haven in the afternoon for an open house.

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