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  • Scarlet Whiskers: Schooner Days VI (6)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 7 Mar 1931     Scarlet Whiskers Schooner Days VI (6) Magistrate J. J. O'Connor, of Port Arthur, tells of meeting the Prime Minister of the Queen of the North. Coming down the lakes a few years ago on the palatial passenger steamer Huron I ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 7 Mar 1931   Scarlet Whiskers Schooner Days VI (6) Magistrate J. J. O'Connor, of Port ...
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Schooner Days


"Schooner Days was a newspaper column which ran Saturdays in the Telegram for more than a quarter of a century beginning in 1931. In it, C.H.J. Snider described in vivid detail the lake shipping scene of the late nineteenth century, touching on both sail and steam, and drawing on experience gained from his own years of service aboard such sailing vessels as the ALBACORE and the famous STUART H. DUNN. Many accounts draw on the memories of a wide range of correspondents from around the Lakes.