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  • 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 ...
  • Accompanying KATE: Schooner Days CXXII (122)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 Jan 1934     Accompanying KATE Schooner Days CXXII (122) By C. H. J. Snider KATE CHISHOLM was as sweet a girl as ever crossed the Sixteen Mile Creek; but the Kate of Oakville, called after her was as cross and cantankerous as ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 Jan 1934   Accompanying KATE Schooner Days CXXII (122) By C. H. J. Snider KATE ...
  • Three Ships: Schooner Days CXXXI (131)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 24 Mar 1934     Three Ships Schooner Days CXXXI (131) Further the Adventures of Capt. Alexander Ure, Master Mariner, of Toronto, Now in His 88th Year THE Augusta and the Antelope towed out of Fairhaven on the same towline. It was on ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 24 Mar 1934   Three Ships Schooner Days CXXXI (131) Further the Adventures of Capt. Alexander ...
  • Square Topsails: Schooner Days CLXIX (169)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 5 Jan 1935     Square Topsails Schooner Days CLXIX (169) Particularly Those of the Stuart H. Dunn, Last on Lake Ontario Till a Seal-Oiler Looked In ___ FRIEND Rowley Murphy, whose ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 5 Jan 1935   Square Topsails Schooner Days CLXIX (169) Particularly Those of the Stuart H. ...
  • What Happened to the "Mary" 30 Years Ago: Schooner Days CCXXII (222)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 11 Jan 1936     What Happened to the "Mary" 30 Years Ago Schooner Days CCXXII (222) SO many have followed Mr. S. A. Clark's request for the story of the loss of the Mary, thirty years ago last December, that it seems, necessary to ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 11 Jan 1936   What Happened to the "Mary" 30 Years Ago Schooner Days CCXXII (222) ...
  • Inside and Out of the "Pioneer's" Passing: Schooner Days CCCLIX (359)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 Aug 1938     Inside and Out of the "Pioneer's" Passing Schooner Days CCCLIX (359) SIXTY-SEVEN years ago the schooner Pioneer of went down very suddenly off Presqu'isle. On Feb. 15th, 1936, Schooner Days carried an "inside" account of ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 Aug 1938   Inside and Out of the "Pioneer's" Passing Schooner Days CCCLIX (359) SIXTY-SEVEN ...
  • The CARVETH and the BULLOCK: Schooner Days XXXLIX (369a)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 12 Nov 1938     The CARVETH and the BULLOCK Schooner Days XXXLIX (369a) Having Nothing to Do With the Dining Table or the Roast Beef of Old England THE FLORA CARVETH ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 12 Nov 1938   The CARVETH and the BULLOCK Schooner Days XXXLIX (369a) Having Nothing to ...
  • One Trip of the CAROLINE MARSH: Schooner Days CCCLXXXIX (389)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 18 Mar 1839     One Trip of the CAROLINE MARSH Schooner Days CCCLXXXIX (389) Told To C. H. J. Snider OLD BOB COLWELL, as he was so long and so favorably known, sailed the Caroline Marsh for years ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 18 Mar 1839   One Trip of the CAROLINE MARSH Schooner Days CCCLXXXIX (389) Told To ...
  • One GARIBALDI : Schooner Days CCCCXIX (419)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Feb 1940     One GARIBALDI Schooner Days CCCCXIX (419) By C. H. J. Snider IT was blowing fresh from the westward when the schooner Garibaldi of Toronto, Capt. Wm. McGlenn, cleared from Fairhaven, N. Y., with a cargo of 350 tons of ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Feb 1940   One GARIBALDI Schooner Days CCCCXIX (419) By C. H. J. Snider IT ...
  • The Widow Woman In the Bible: Schooner Days CCCCL (450)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 7 Sep 1940     The Widow Woman In the Bible Schooner Days CCCCL (450) (Lake Life of Capt. John Williams, Master Mariner, of Toronto) by C. H. J. Snider <p ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 7 Sep 1940   The Widow Woman In the Bible Schooner Days CCCCL (450) (Lake Life ...
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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.