Ruling Favors Steamship Authority in Woods Hole Terminal Project
Steve Myrick
A ruling this week stated that the state Department of Environmental Protection was correct when it issued a license for a new Steamship Authority terminal and ferry slips in Woods Hole.
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Steamship Authority Names New Treasurer/Comptroller

The Steamship Authority has announced Terry Cote Vizard as the boat line’s new treasurer/comptroller.

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Minor Damage After Sankaty Collides with Island Home
Sara Brown

The freight ferry Sankaty collided with the Island Home Friday evening while backing into the slip in Woods Hole. No one was injured in the mishap.

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Woods Hole Terminal Project Ready, Set — Almost Go
Sara Brown

Steamship Authority governors Tuesday awarded a bid for a $2.6 million temporary modular terminal building in Woods Hole, another early step in a large reconstruction project at the Woods Hole facility.

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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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There is Balm in Gilead - Governor Signs Boat Bill
The Vineyard Gazette
Governor [Foster] Furcolo signed the new Steamship Authority bill shortly before 2 p.m. on Tuesday. Under the terms of the new law, the present Authority will be replaced Jan. 1, 1961, by a new Authority of three members, one of Dukes County - who have already persuaded Robert M. Love to accept the appointment - one named by the selectmen of Nantucket, and one by the selectmen of Falmouth. New Bedford will be responsible for 40 per cent of the deficit for 1960, but after the end of this year will have no responsibility, no representation, and no guarantee of service.
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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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Bon Voyage to the Steamer Naushon
Mike Kolleth

A chapter in American maritime history will close Tuesday when the last car and passenger-carrying steamboat in North America sails out of Woods Hole harbor.

The retirement of the SS Naushon from the Steamship Authority fleet marks the end of a 170-year era of steam ferry service along the Eastern seaboard.

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