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  • The Caroline's Crash 96 Years Ago Tonight: Schooner Days  [CXIX (119a)]
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 30 Dec 1933     This instalment of Schooner Days was not numbered, but was published between 119 and 120. One collection of the clippings numbered it 119a, which is what has been done here. Snider's enthusiasms take beyond the documented facts in a number of instances here. While the figurehead of the CAROLINE eventually ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 30 Dec 1933   This instalment of Schooner Days was not numbered, but was published between ...
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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.