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  • Tugman's Tale: Schooner Days CCLXIII (263)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 24 Oct 1936     Tugman's Tale Schooner Days CCLXIII (263) "I'VE never been in a sailing vessel as one of the crew," writes Capt. W. J. Stitt, of 320 Kennedy ave., Toronto, master mariner, "but I've towed many of them out and in Great ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 24 Oct 1936   Tugman's Tale Schooner Days CCLXIII (263) "I'VE never been in a sailing ...
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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.