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At 69, Smith isn’t ready to hang up working in harbor

From the American Journal of Transportation, Sept. 9-22, 2013

Industry profile
By Paul Scott Abbott

For Capt. Whit S. Smith III, Charleston Harbor has been the favored “playground” since growing up sailing boats on its waters in the 1950s, and, with his 70th birthday approaching in February, he has no plans to stop having fun in his roles as president of the Charleston Branch Pilots’ Association and as a board member of the South Carolina State Ports Authority.

In an exclusive interview …