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  • Shooting the Rapids: Schooner Days CLIII (153)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 25 Aug 1934     Shooting the Rapids Schooner Days CLIII (153) THE Calvin barque, Garden Island, was neither the first nor the last square-rigger built on Lake Ontario for service on the Seven Seas. E. W. Berry built several at Kingston. His last was the ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 25 Aug 1934   Shooting the Rapids Schooner Days CLIII (153) THE Calvin barque, Garden Island, ...
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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.