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  • Fatal Fleetwing-1: Schooner Days CLXV (165)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 8 Dec 1934     Fatal Fleetwing-1. Schooner Days CLXV (165) "GIVE a dog a bad name and you might as well hang him" is an old proverb. Give a schooner a good name, but an unlucky one and you might as well notify the coroner, was the forecastle application of it on ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 8 Dec 1934   Fatal Fleetwing-1. Schooner Days CLXV (165) "GIVE a dog a bad name ...
  • "PIONEER" in Power and in Name: Schooner Days CCXXVII (227)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 15 Feb 1936     "PIONEER" in Power and in Name Schooner Days CCXXVII (227) GOOD way to keep from growing old is to take an interest in Schooner Days. Mr. Hugh Neilson, first Bell Telephone manager in Toronto and founder of the ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 15 Feb 1936   "PIONEER" in Power and in Name Schooner Days CCXXVII (227) GOOD way ...
  • In Old Cat Hollow IV: Coal Scuttle Winner With The Maple Bottom: Schooner Days CCXLIV (244)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 Jun 1936     In Old Cat Hollow IV Coal Scuttle Winner With The Maple Bottom Schooner Days CCXLIV (244) WHEN they built vessels here they built 'em." The speaker's emphasis fell on the second syllable from the end ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 Jun 1936   In Old Cat Hollow IV Coal Scuttle Winner With The Maple Bottom ...
  • "COUNTESS OF DUFFERIN": Schooner Days CCLXIV (264)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 31 Oct 1936     ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 31 Oct 1936   ...
  • Thirty-Eight Christenings For One Prince Edward Lady: Schooner Days CCLXVI (266)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 14 Nov 1936     Thirty-Eight Christenings For One Prince Edward Lady Schooner Days CCLXVI (266) ASK from Cat Hollow to Kingston who built any of the hundreds of schooners once plying in that area and you will get the answer "Guess ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 14 Nov 1936   Thirty-Eight Christenings For One Prince Edward Lady Schooner Days CCLXVI (266) ASK ...
  • Picking Up $10,000 IN Lake Ontario: Schooner Days CCLCXXVII (278)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 6 Feb 1937     Picking Up $10,000 IN Lake Ontario Schooner Days CCLCXXVII (278) $10,000 TO- Owners, Bruce Lindsay Bros., Ltd$6,166.80 <cell ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 6 Feb 1937   Picking Up $10,000 IN Lake Ontario Schooner Days CCLCXXVII (278) $10,000 TO- ...
  • Tug Man Tells "Other Half" of Salvage: Schooner Days CCLXXIX (279)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 Feb 1937     Tug Man Tells "Other Half" of Salvage Schooner Days CCLXXIX (279) "REALLY," writes Capt. Wm. J. Stitt, master of the tug Ethel at the time of the Brulin's salvage of the Bruce Hudson, described last week, "this tale ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 Feb 1937   Tug Man Tells "Other Half" of Salvage Schooner Days CCLXXIX (279) "REALLY," ...
  • "Pirates" at Port Oshawa and Elsewhere, 100 Years Ago: Schooner Days CCLXXXIII (283)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 Mar 1937     "Pirates" at Port Oshawa and Elsewhere, 100 Years Ago Schooner Days CCLXXXIII (283) MYSTERIOUS visitants to these Oshawa shore-ponds include one which came into Hall's Marsh, the first one east of Bluff Point, ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 Mar 1937   "Pirates" at Port Oshawa and Elsewhere, 100 Years Ago Schooner Days CCLXXXIII ...
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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.