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  • A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members of the International Ship Masters' Association of the Great Lakes ... April, 1924
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  • A Directory of Names, Pennant Numbers and Addresses of all Members of the Ship Masters' Association of the Great Lakes ... April, 1915
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  • Views on the Genesee in Rochester
    Image       VIEWS ON THE GENESEE IN ROCHESTER The Port of Rochester, five miles south of Lake Ontario, at the north line of the city.
    Image     VIEWS ON THE GENESEE IN ROCHESTER The Port of Rochester, five miles south of Lake Ontario, at the north line of the city.
  • Glenfoyle
    Image       Black and white image from a glass slide of the elusive GLENFOYLE while in harbour on the Great Lakes. She was sunk off Ireland by U43 in September 1917 as H. M. S. STONECROP.
    Image     Black and white image from a glass slide of the elusive GLENFOYLE while in harbour on the Great Lakes. She was sunk off Ireland by U43 in September 1917 as ...
  • Don Dry Dock has Wandered 1,000 Miles: Schooner Days C. (100)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 12 Aug 1933     Don Dry Dock has Wandered 1,000 Miles Schooner Days C. (100)

    IT was a long pull and a strong pull. It started at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, and continued for two weeks and ended at Toronto. It was accomplished by the Great Lakes tugs Clark and ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 12 Aug 1933   Don Dry Dock has Wandered 1,000 Miles Schooner Days C. (100)

    IT was a long pull and a strong pull. It started at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, and continued ...

  • Slow and Sluggish But "Good News" withal: Schooner Days XCIX (99)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 5 Aug 1933     Slow and Sluggish But "Good News" withal Schooner Days XCIX (99)

    Like many another stonehooker, the Good News was built for better things. When her keel was laid by the brothers Ganley, her builders announced that the finished product of their ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 5 Aug 1933   Slow and Sluggish But "Good News" withal Schooner Days XCIX (99)

    Like many another stonehooker, the Good News was built for better things. When her keel was laid ...

  • A Schooner Scow and A ThoroughBred: Schooner Days XCVII (97)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 22 Jul 1933     ...
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 22 Jul 1933   ...
  • Crowds and Sites: Schooner Days XCVI (96)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 15 Jul 1933     Crowds and Sites Schooner Days XCVI (96)

    Relieve the man for'ard and look out for lights and squalls. It is the Old Man's watch below and the Doctor takes a trick at the wheel.

    IN the ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 15 Jul 1933   Crowds and Sites Schooner Days XCVI (96)

    Relieve the man for'ard and look out for lights and squalls. It is the Old Man's watch below and the ...

  • End of the Edward Blake: Schooner Days XCV (95)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 8 Jul 1933     End of the Edward Blake Schooner Days XCV (95)

    And some others as well. That invaluable correspondent, John Rudolph Redfern Macdonald, Goderich fisherman, better and more briefly known as "Red," comes on deck with the fate of the schooner ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 8 Jul 1933   End of the Edward Blake Schooner Days XCV (95)

    And some others as well. That invaluable correspondent, John Rudolph Redfern Macdonald, Goderich fisherman, better and more briefly ...

  • How The Picton Passed out: Schooner Days XCIV (94)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 30 Jun 1933     How The Picton Passed out Schooner Days XCIV (94)

    There were two Pictons on Lake Ontario, the old iron steamer so re-named (wasn't she the Magnet originally[ed: Corsican]) and the schooner. Both were well known in Toronto up to thirty ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 30 Jun 1933   How The Picton Passed out Schooner Days XCIV (94)

    There were two Pictons on Lake Ontario, the old iron steamer so re-named (wasn't she the Magnet originally[ed: ...

  • Tight Fist But Big Heart: Schooner Days XCIII. (93)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 24 Jun 1933     TIGHT FIST BUT BIG HEART Schooner Days XCIII. (93)

    ALL his life a dollar looked large to Alexander Muir. Every dollar he had came with the sweat of his back as well as his brow. But he was generous.

    Capt. John Williams tells how, sixty ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 24 Jun 1933   TIGHT FIST BUT BIG HEART Schooner Days XCIII. (93)

    ALL his life a dollar looked large to Alexander Muir. Every dollar he had came with the sweat ...

  • "Blue Banner of the Covenant": Schooner Days XCII (92)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 17 Jun 1933     "Blue Banner of the Covenant" Schooner Days XCII (92)

    How its faraway influence worked out in the operation of the famous Muir Brothers' drydock at Port Dalhousie.

    ALL the Muirs were ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 17 Jun 1933   "Blue Banner of the Covenant" Schooner Days XCII (92)

    How its faraway influence worked out in the operation of the famous Muir Brothers' drydock at Port ...

  • "Agreed by all Hands": Schooner Days: XCI (91)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 10 Jun 1933     "Agreed by all Hands" Schooner Days, XCI (91)

    "Behold how good and pleasant a thing it is for brethren to dwell together in unity" sang the Psalmist. The five Muir Brothers, whose Port Dalhousie drydock still flourishes, preached a lifelong sermon on this ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 10 Jun 1933   "Agreed by all Hands" Schooner Days, XCI (91)

    "Behold how good and pleasant a thing it is for brethren to dwell together in unity" sang the Psalmist. The five ...

  • "Port Muir": Schooner Days XC (90)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Jun 1933     "Port Muir" Schooner Days XC (90)

    It has been suggested, and with reason, that a suitable recognition of the enterprise of the Muir brothers, pioneer lake mariners, who did so much to develop the marine industry on fresh water, would be to name the new Lake Ontario ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Jun 1933   "Port Muir" Schooner Days XC (90)

    It has been suggested, and with reason, that a suitable recognition of the enterprise of the Muir brothers, pioneer lake mariners, who did so ...

  • "TA PLEWNOCE": Schooner DAYS LXXXIX (89)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 27 May 1933     "TA PLEWNOCE" Schooner DAYS LXXXIX (89)

    That's what the older folks call the Bluenose down home in Lunenburg, although it is as much as your life is worth to try to mimic the pleasing local accent. Lunenburgers are, quite unnecessarily, sensitive about the traces of ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 27 May 1933   "TA PLEWNOCE" Schooner DAYS LXXXIX (89)

    That's what the older folks call the Bluenose down home in Lunenburg, although it is as much as your life is worth to try ...

  • More About Muirs': Schooner Days LXXXVIII (88)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 May 1933     More About Muirs' SCHOONER DAYS LXXXVIII (88)

    Continuing the tale of the dynamic Alexander and his sturdy brethren, who made Port Dalhousie famous by their shipyard and drydock, we come upon their barque Advance and her ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 May 1933   More About Muirs' SCHOONER DAYS LXXXVIII (88)

    Continuing the tale of the dynamic Alexander and his sturdy brethren, who made Port Dalhousie famous by their shipyard and ...

  • The ARK: Schooner Days LXXXVII (87)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 May 1933     The ARK Schooner Days LXXXVII (87)

    There is a story with whiskers on it that a certain sea captain once picked up a turtle swimming in the sea off the Galapagos, and on the turtle's back was a cuneiform inscription, translated by the ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 May 1933   The ARK Schooner Days LXXXVII (87)

    There is a story with whiskers on it that a certain sea captain once picked up a turtle swimming in the ...

  • Great "A" Fleet: Schooner Days LXXXVI. (86)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 6 May 1933     Great "A" Fleet Schooner Days LXXXVI. (86)

    All the vessels built by the Muir Brothers at Port Dalhousie on their own account had names beginning with "A." The only exceptions in the Muir fleet were the Niagara, which they built in the ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 6 May 1933   Great "A" Fleet Schooner Days LXXXVI. (86)

    All the vessels built by the Muir Brothers at Port Dalhousie on their own account had names beginning with "A." ...

  • Dalhousie to Dublin: Schooner Days LXXXV (85)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 29 Apr 1933     Dalhousie to Dublin Schooner Days LXXXV (85)

    Resuming the history of the Muir Brothers, whose famous drydock at Port Dalhousie, built in 1850, is still a going concern, we come to their "barque" Niagara, a lake pitcher which went once too often to the well of the ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 29 Apr 1933   Dalhousie to Dublin Schooner Days LXXXV (85)

    Resuming the history of the Muir Brothers, whose famous drydock at Port Dalhousie, built in 1850, is still a going concern, we come ...

  • "Please, Grandma, Take Care of My Baby": Schooner Days LXXXIV (84)
    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 22 Apr 1933     "PLEASE, GRANDMA TAKE CARE OF MY BABY" Schooner Days LXXXIV. (84)

    Prince Edward is an old settled county, mainly of United Empire Loyalist stock, and the cemetery at Cherry Valley looks like that of a metropolis, from the many shafts of granite and marble ...

    NewspaperText  Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 22 Apr 1933   "PLEASE, GRANDMA TAKE CARE OF MY BABY" Schooner Days LXXXIV. (84)

    Prince Edward is an old settled county, mainly of United Empire Loyalist stock, and the cemetery at Cherry Valley ...

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