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  • Another "Griffon" Bites the Dust: Schooner Days CXXXVI (136)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 28 Apr 1934     Another "Griffon" Bites the Dust Schooner Days CXXXVI (136) It looks as though the wreck discovered at Birch Island, Lake Huron, an outlier of the Les Cheneaux group, cannot be the long lost barque Griffon. The Griffon, as we have been often ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 28 Apr 1934   Another "Griffon" Bites the Dust Schooner Days CXXXVI (136) It looks as ...
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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.