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  • Widlar Wreck is Nearly Salvaged
    Globe (Toronto, ON), 18 Jul 1921, p. 7     Widlar Wreck is Nearly Salvaged But Little of Furnishings and Equipment left on the Boat Special Despatch to The Globe.) Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., July 17.--The work of salvaging the wreck of the steamer Frances Widlar, which ...
    Globe (Toronto, ON), 18 Jul 1921, p. 7   Widlar Wreck is Nearly Salvaged But Little of Furnishings and Equipment left ...
  • Dismantled Hull of Canisteo Burned
    Globe (Toronto, ON), 26 Oct 1920     Dismantled Hull of Canisteo Burned Port Huron, Mich., Oct. 25.--(Special.) -- The dismantled hull of the former sand and gravel-carrying steamer Canister was towed out into the lake early to-day, set on fire and allowed to sink in deep water out of the way of ...
    Globe (Toronto, ON), 26 Oct 1920   Dismantled Hull of Canisteo Burned Port Huron, Mich., Oct. 25.--(Special.) -- The ...
  • Operation Coal Shovel(Winter 2021) with CCGS Griffon and CCGS Samuel Risley
        The CCGS Griffon docked in the Port of Windsor overnight Tuesday, down at Dieppe. She's a part of the ice-breaking team that run Operation Coal Shovel to keep the lower Great Lakes shipping moving during the heavy freeze. It's a joint Canadian-US operation with the US CGC NEAH BAY and ...
      The CCGS Griffon docked in the Port of Windsor overnight Tuesday, down ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kingston to Kingston (almost): Schooner Days CCCCXLIX (449)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 31 Aug 1940     Kingston to Kingston (almost) Schooner Days CCCCXLIX (449) (Interrupting the career of Capt. John Williams, Master Mariner, to tell the triumph of a Toronto tug captain going strong in his ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 31 Aug 1940   Kingston to Kingston (almost) Schooner Days CCCCXLIX (449) (Interrupting the career of ...
  • Deckload for Dexter: Schooner Days CCCCXLVIII (448)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 24 Aug 1940     Deckload for Dexter Schooner Days CCCCXLVIII (448) (Lake Life of a Licensed Master Mariner) by C. H. J. Snider "AND NEXT YEAR," ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 24 Aug 1940   Deckload for Dexter Schooner Days CCCCXLVIII (448) (Lake Life of a Licensed ...
  • Watch and Watch: Schooner Days CCCCXLVII (447)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 17 Aug 1940     Watch and Watch Schooner Days CCCCXLVII (447) by C. H. J. Snider THE WAY young Johnny Williams got the big gold watch which Capt. John Williams, master mariner, retired, wears ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 17 Aug 1940   Watch and Watch Schooner Days CCCCXLVII (447) by C. H. J. Snider ...
  • Turning Lame Duck Into High-Flyer: Schooner Days CCCCXLVI (446)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 10 Aug 1940     Turning Lame Duck Into High-Flyer Schooner Days CCCCXLVI (446) (Continuing the lake life of Capt. John Williams, Master Mariner) by C. H. J. Snider <p ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 10 Aug 1940   Turning Lame Duck Into High-Flyer Schooner Days CCCCXLVI (446) (Continuing the lake ...
  • Insurance Job: Schooner Days CCCCXLV (445)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Aug 1940     Insurance Job Schooner Days CCCCXLV (445) by C. H. J. Snider THE OLD MAN was philosophizing on the wheel box as the schooner towed out of Oswego. It was his watch, on the old lake ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 3 Aug 1940   Insurance Job Schooner Days CCCCXLV (445) by C. H. J. Snider THE ...
  • Clipper Sailor from the Cutty Sark: Schooner Days CCCCXLIII (443)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 Jul 1940     Clipper Sailor from the Cutty Sark Schooner Days CCCCXLIII (443) Interlude by Percy Ghent HIS complexion is ruddy, as a sailor's ought to be, and it is clear and youthful. His eyes, ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 Jul 1940   Clipper Sailor from the Cutty Sark Schooner Days CCCCXLIII (443) Interlude by ...
  • His Own Boss: Schooner Days CCCCXLIV (444)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 27 Jul 1940     His Own Boss Schooner Days CCCCXLIV (444) (Continuing the life of Capt John Williams of Toronto, Master Mariner) by C. H. J. Snider <p ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 27 Jul 1940   His Own Boss Schooner Days CCCCXLIV (444) (Continuing the life of Capt ...
  • The Blackboard: Schooner Days CCCCLXI (442)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 Jul 1940     The Blackboard Schooner Days CCCCLXI (442) (Continuing the lake story of John Williams, Master Mariner) by C. H. J. Snider THEY ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 Jul 1940   The Blackboard Schooner Days CCCCLXI (442) (Continuing the lake story of John ...
  • The "CLARA YOUELL": Schooner Days CDXLI (441)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 6 Jul 1940     The "CLARA YOUELL" Schooner Days CDXLI (441) by C. H. J. Snider THE CLARA YOUELL always wore green, as far as this compiler's recollection goes. His own first glimpse of her in 1890 ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 6 Jul 1940   The "CLARA YOUELL" Schooner Days CDXLI (441) by C. H. J. Snider ...
  • Topsail Times as Boy Found 'Em: Schooner Days CCCCXL (440)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 29 Jun 1940     Topsail Times as Boy Found 'Em Schooner Days CCCCXL (440) (Lake Life of Capt. John Williams, Master Mariner, Toronto) by C. H. J. Snider <p ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 29 Jun 1940   Topsail Times as Boy Found 'Em Schooner Days CCCCXL (440) (Lake Life ...
  • Queens, Dominions, Goldhunters, and a Port Burwell Belle: Schooner Days CCCCXXXVIII (438)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 22 Jun 1940     Queens, Dominions, Goldhunters, and a Port Burwell Belle Schooner Days CCCCXXXVIII (438) (Lake Life of Capt. John Williams, Master Mariner, Toronto) by C. H. J. ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 22 Jun 1940   Queens, Dominions, Goldhunters, and a Port Burwell Belle Schooner Days CCCCXXXVIII (438) ...
  • Last Call of the NORSEMAN and the Life-Log of the CAROLINE MARSH: Schooner Days CCCXCIX (399)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 27 May 1939     Last Call of the NORSEMAN and the Life-Log of the CAROLINE Schooner Days CCCXCIX (399) "THAT," writes Mrs. W. W. Webster from Little Britain, near Lindsay---not to be confused with our Port Britain near Port Hope, but connected with it---"That ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 27 May 1939   Last Call of the NORSEMAN and the Life-Log of the CAROLINE Schooner ...
  • Rocking Power-Plant of Old Blockade Runner: Schooner Days CCCXCVIII (398)
    Snider, Roy, Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 May 1939     Rocking Power-Plant of Old Blockade Runner Schooner Days CCCXCVIII (398) Contributed by Roy Snider, who knows steam "LET'er Be," "Chicora," or "Warrenco." Name her as you ...
    Snider, Roy, Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 20 May 1939   Rocking Power-Plant of Old Blockade Runner Schooner Days CCCXCVIII (398) Contributed by ...
  • Rafting Out Off Port Britain And 'The Island' 80 Years Ago: Schooner Days CCCXCVII (397)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 May 1939     Rafting Out Off Port Britain And 'The Island' 80 Years Ago Schooner Days CCCXCVII (397) by C. H. J. Snider PORT BRITAIN'S claim to be a port and a harbor, and not merely a name like ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 13 May 1939   Rafting Out Off Port Britain And 'The Island' 80 Years Ago Schooner ...
  • Port Britain's "400" in Time of Ships and Timber: Schooner Days CCCXCVI (396)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 6 May 1939     Port Britain's "400" in Time of Ships and Timber Schooner Days CCCXCVI (396) by C. H. J. Snider TWELVE scattered houses, homes of thirty people, form Port Britain to-day. In 1857 ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 6 May 1939   Port Britain's "400" in Time of Ships and Timber Schooner Days CCCXCVI ...
  • Lake Shore Pharaoh Sleeps in His Pyramid: Schooner Days CCCXCV (395)
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 29 Apr 1939     Lake Shore Pharaoh Sleeps in His Pyramid Schooner Days CCCXCV (395) by C. H. J. Snider "Inspiring bauld John Barleycorn, Whit dangers thou canst mak us scorn! ...
    Snider, C. H. J., Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), 29 Apr 1939   Lake Shore Pharaoh Sleeps in His Pyramid Schooner Days CCCXCV (395) by ...
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