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  • "Riddle of the Sands" Gave Collingwood Railway: Schooner Days CCCXI (311)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 25 Sep 1937     "Riddle of the Sands" Gave Collingwood Railway Schooner Days CCCXI (311) LORD it did blow on the Georgian Bay last week! A black shower and then a rainbow in the morning--"all sailors take warning"--then squall ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 25 Sep 1937   "Riddle of the Sands" Gave Collingwood Railway Schooner Days CCCXI (311) LORD ...
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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.