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  • Geographic Location: Prescott
  • Groups: Schooner Days
  • On the Lakes Before the Mackenzie Rebels: Schooner Days CXCV (195)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 6 Jul 1935     On the Lakes Before the Mackenzie Rebels Schooner Days CXCV (195) ___ ALEXANDER MUIR'S LIST OF SAILING VESSELS ON THE GREAT LAKES IN 1837. ADELAIDE of Brockville, Capt. John Atkinson. H. and S. ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 6 Jul 1935   On the Lakes Before the Mackenzie Rebels Schooner Days CXCV (195) ___ ...
  • Wooden Rails to Buffalo--Eighteen Hours a Day Work--Whiskey Tumblers at Tap: Schooner Day CCVII (197)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 Jul 1935     Wooden Rails to Buffalo Eighteen Hours a Day Work Whiskey Tumblers at Tap Schooner Day CCVII (197) ___ Pioneer Sailing Conditions on the Great Lakes Described by Boy Who Sought and Found his Fortune ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 Jul 1935   Wooden Rails to Buffalo Eighteen Hours a Day Work Whiskey Tumblers at ...
  • Aboard a Pollywog: Schooner Days CCIV (204)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 31 Aug 1935     Aboard a Pollywog Schooner Days CCIV (204) ___ Two Smokestacks, Two Boilers, No Steamgauge, No Watergauge, And No Rubber Gaskets -- Alexander Muir Describes Steam Conditions More Primitive Than Sailing ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 31 Aug 1935   Aboard a Pollywog Schooner Days CCIV (204) ___ Two Smokestacks, Two Boilers, ...
  • End of the ERIE BELLE: Schooner Days CCLXII (262)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 17 Oct 1936     End of the ERIE BELLE Schooner Days CCLXII (262) FAR from her native lake, in a muddy estuary near Chatham, New Brunswick, the Erie Belle of Port Burwell prepared to sail home with the painfully acquired load of pulpwood ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 17 Oct 1936   End of the ERIE BELLE Schooner Days CCLXII (262) FAR from her ...
  • Salute to the Man Who Tried: Schooner Days DLVI (556)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 26 Sep 1942     Salute to the Man Who Tried Schooner Days DLVI (556) by C. H. J. Snider LATE F. W. KNAPP, Prescott, and his $125,000 experiment in rotor traction, Toronto Bay, ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 26 Sep 1942   Salute to the Man Who Tried Schooner Days DLVI (556) by C. ...
  • One More Mystery of Lake Ontario: Schooner Days CMIV (904)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram, 18 Jun 1949     One More Mystery of Lake Ontario Schooner Days CMIV (904) by C. H. J. Snider Emerald Flashes TWO CAPTAINS' ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram, 18 Jun 1949   One More Mystery of Lake Ontario Schooner Days CMIV (904) by C. ...
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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.