The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jun 1893

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p.1 Death of Pilot Paladeau - lived in Kingston 30 years, long a pilot for forwarding companies.



The steamer Bannockburn will arrive in Canada before July 1st.

The str. Josephine and schr. Parker will be unloaded so as to clear tonight.

The schr. Fleetwing is preparing to clear for Sodus Point to load coal for Swift & Co.

The Hurlbut and Clint have chartered in Chicago to bring wheat and corn to Kingston at 3 5/8 and 3 1/2 cents respectively.

The tug Thompson was in the government dry-dock yesterday having a new wheel put on. She broke off a couple of buckets in passing the sunken str. Acadia in the Morrisburg canal.

The yachts Cinderella and Onward of Rochester, had a race off Charlotte for the Fisher cup. The Cinderella came in ahead, but did not finish within the limit. It was declared "no race."

The prop. Acadia, sunk in the Morrisburg canal, has not yet been raised. The str. Pierrepont arrived Saturday night with a portion of the steamer's cargo consisting of nails. A lighter was sent down from here. Donnelly Bros. are still engaged on the vessel.

Clearances: tug Walker, five barges, Montreal; tug Thompson, Montreal, light; tug Hall, Montreal, five barges; tug Mabel Macdonald, Coteau Landing, towing dredge and barges; schr. Denver, Dexter, shingles and lumber; schr. Fabiola, Oswego, light.

Arrivals: strs. Persia, Algerian, Cuba, Montreal; str. Ocean, Hamilton; str. Corsican, Toronto; str. Rideau Belle, Perth; schr. Katie Eccles, bay ports, peas; schr. Nellie Hunter, Charlotte, coal; schr. Wells, Sodus Point, coal; steambarge Josephine, with schr. Parker, Chicago, 20,000 bush. corn; schr. Eccles, Trenton, 8,000 bush. peas; str. Hall, Montreal, two barges; str. Glengarry, Montreal, cement; schr. Fabiola, Oswego, coal; prop. Angora, Chicago, 40,000 bush. corn; schr. Alta, Chicago, 56,000 bush. corn; prop. Arctic and schr. Satotic, Duluth, wheat.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 12 Jun 1893