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  • Don Dry Dock has Wandered 1,000 Miles: Schooner Days C. (100)
    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 ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 12 Aug 1933   Don Dry Dock has Wandered 1,000 Miles Schooner Days C. (100) IT ...
  • "Corpse-Lights": Schooner Days XVI (16)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 16 May 1931     "Corpse-Lights" Schooner Days XVI (16) Safe comes the ship to harbour Through billows and through gales, If once the great Twin Brethren Sit shining on her sails." Continuing his early ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 16 May 1931   "Corpse-Lights" Schooner Days XVI (16) Safe comes the ship to harbour Through ...
  • The Rights of It: Schooner Days LXXVI (76)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 25 Feb 1933     The Rights of It: Schooner Days LXXVI (76) "Cockney Bill" of the waterfronts of forty years ago, Mr. William Kingdon, of this city, at the present time, came into the office last week with half a gale behind him and an acre of foam in ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 25 Feb 1933   The Rights of It: Schooner Days LXXVI (76) "Cockney Bill" of the ...
  • The Polson Iron Works
    Railway & Marine World (Toronto, ON), Mar 1898, p. 21     The Polson Iron Works. This Toronto firm has a lot of marine other work on hand. The principal contract is for a flat-bottomed stern-wheel steamboat for the C.P.R. for use on the Stikine River, & one for another company for the Stewart River, reference to which appears on another ...
    Railway & Marine World (Toronto, ON), Mar 1898, p. 21   The Polson Iron Works. This Toronto firm has a lot of marine ...
  • Opening of Business
        Opening of Business- the Welland canal opens on Monday. This is the great channel of business to the upper lakes from this city. The first Propeller will start for Toronto on the 3rd of April, and from that time, may be dated the commencement of business. In another column will ...
      Opening of Business- the Welland canal opens on Monday. This is the ...
  • Lake Ontario
    Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 20 Jan 1853, p. 2, column 1     LAKE ONTARIO.--The Toronto Examiner says the freight steamer Montmorenci arrived at that port with a cargo from Ogdensburgh on Saturday, the 1st inst., a fact perhaps unprecedented in the navigation of the lake...
    Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 20 Jan 1853, p. 2, column 1   LAKE ONTARIO.--The Toronto Examiner says the freight steamer Montmorenci arrived at that ...
  • Died
    New York Herald, 24 Feb 1816, p. 3     DIED Yesterday afternoon aged 58, Captain OLIVER GRACE, a native of the County of Kilkenny, Ireland and many years a resident of York, Upper Canada. His friends and those of Mr. Charles Irish, are respectful invited to attend his funeral precisely at 4 o'clock to tomorrow ...
    New York Herald, 24 Feb 1816, p. 3   DIED Yesterday afternoon aged 58, Captain OLIVER GRACE, a native of the ...
  • Entrance to the Docks, Toronto, Canada
        "9381. Entrance to the Docks, Toronto, Canada" "James M. Davis, New York, St. Louis, Liverpool, Toronto, Sydney." "Copyright 1894, by B. W. Kilburn" Reverse: "Photographed and Published by B. W. Kilburn, Littleton, N. H."
      "9381. Entrance to the Docks, Toronto, Canada" "James M. Davis, New York, ...
  • Sailor Said His Prayers When the Queen Jumped:  Schooner Days DLXVI (566)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), December 5, 1942     Correction: the events in this story happened in the spring of 1890...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), December 5, 1942   Correction: the events in this story happened in the spring of 1890...
  • "TA PLEWNOCE": Schooner DAYS LXXXIX (89)
    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 ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 27 May 1933   "TA PLEWNOCE" Schooner DAYS LXXXIX (89) That's what the older folks call ...
  • Patchwork Hooker of Long Point Bay: Schooner Days XCVIII (98)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 29 Jul 1933     Patchwork Hooker of Long Point Bay Schooner Days XCVIII (98) WHITBY town council has decreed that the remnants of the wreck of the little schooner, Island Queen, must be removed from Whitby harbor. The wreck has been described as ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 29 Jul 1933   Patchwork Hooker of Long Point Bay Schooner Days XCVIII (98) WHITBY town ...
  • Rigs, Salt and Fresh: Schooner Days CCXXXVI (236)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Mar 1934     Schooner Days No. 236 Rigs, Salt and Fresh By C.H.J. Snider On the Great Lakes rigs of sailing vessels sharply differed from those on salt water. Sailors had a laugh the other day over some innocent letterpress about the model of the schooner Tern." ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Mar 1934   Schooner Days No. 236 Rigs, Salt and Fresh By C.H.J. Snider On ...
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  • Dredge Primrose
        Photograph of dredge Primrose in Toronto harbour
      Photograph of dredge Primrose in Toronto harbour
  • Dredge Primrose
        Photograph of Canadian Dredge & Dock Co. dredge PRIMROSE at Toronto
      Photograph of Canadian Dredge & Dock Co. dredge PRIMROSE at Toronto
  • The dredge Primrose
        Photograph of Canadian Dredge & Dock Company dredge Primrose with forward end sunk. The dredge Excelsior is standing alongside.
      Photograph of Canadian Dredge & Dock Company dredge Primrose with forward end ...
  • Dredge Primrose
        Colour photograph of the dredge PRIMROSE in Toronto. To the right of the image is a cement mixer.
      Colour photograph of the dredge PRIMROSE in Toronto. To the right of ...
  • Sophia and Sisters: Schooner Days LII (52)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 18 Jun 1932     Sophia and Sisters Schooner Days LII (52) Delving into the records of lake vessels which ventured to cross the Atlantic when wind was the motive power and all work was done by hand, the following "cockleshells" appear among the earliest. None of these vessels was over ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 18 Jun 1932   Sophia and Sisters Schooner Days LII (52) Delving into the records of ...
  • Plan of Toronto Harbour, Lake Ontario [1863]
        Plan of Toronto Harbour, Lake Ontario. Surveyed under the Direction of Capt'n W. F. W. Owen, R. N. By Lieu't (now Commander) H. W. Bayfield, R. N. Drawn by Geo. D. Cranfield, Lieu't 90th L't. Inf'y The soundings and course through the Eastern entrance vary from time to time. Directions ...
      Plan of Toronto Harbour, Lake Ontario. Surveyed under the Direction of Capt'n ...
  • Plan of Toronto Harbour, Lake Ontario
        Plan of Toronto Harbour, Lake Ontario. Surveyed under the Direction of Capt'n W. F. W. Owen, R. N. By Lieu't now Commander H.W.Bayfield, R. N. Drawn by Geo. D. Cranfield, Lieu't 90th L't. Inf'y The Town is copied from a Plan in the Surveyor General's Office. --- London Published according ...
      Plan of Toronto Harbour, Lake Ontario. Surveyed under the Direction of Capt'n ...
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