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  • Knights and Ladies - And Still More Sawdust: Schooner Days CCXXII (223)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 18 Jan 1936     There is an excellent chance that the steamboat built at Brownville, was, in fact the BROWNVILLE, a vessel that was obscure enough that Snide probably had not heard about it. Teabout and Chapman did not build the ONTARIO (launched 1816, ran 1817), although they did build the FRONTENAC on the ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 18 Jan 1936   There is an excellent chance that the steamboat built at Brownville, was, ...
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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.