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  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), February 20, 1932
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), February 20, 1932
    textnewspaper       SCHOONER DAYSXXXVJANUARY PASSAGEof theELLA MURTONTalk of the time Capt. John Williams fitted out the Speedwell in February and won the harbor master's hat, or its equivalent, with a cargo of ice for the Rochester breweries, suggests other "early arrivals," or late passages on ...
    textnewspaper     SCHOONER DAYSXXXVJANUARY PASSAGEof theELLA MURTONTalk of the time Capt. John Williams fitted out the Speedwell in February and won the harbor master's hat, or its equivalent, with a cargo of ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), December 5, 1942
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), December 5, 1942
    textnewspaper       SCHOONER DAYSDLXVISAILOR SAID HIS PRAYERS WHEN THE QUEEN JUMPEDThis week's weather, with old Ontario alternately dimpling and rippling like a duckpond, and leaping under leaden skies like a deckload of depth charges exploding around a submarine, recalled to some old-timers early ...
    textnewspaper     SCHOONER DAYSDLXVISAILOR SAID HIS PRAYERS WHEN THE QUEEN JUMPEDThis week's weather, with old Ontario alternately dimpling and rippling like a duckpond, and leaping under leaden skies like a deckload of ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), January 6, 1951
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), January 6, 1951
    textnewspaper       SCHOONER DAYSCMLXXXVNEW YEAR PASSAGECapt. Tom Donnelly , head of the Donnelly Wrecking Co. , and Capt. John Saunders , master mariner, jointly owned the white schooner Ella Murton in Kingston . They had a problem on their gnarled and knotted hands.In the last days of 1889 there ...
    textnewspaper     SCHOONER DAYSCMLXXXVNEW YEAR PASSAGECapt. Tom Donnelly , head of the Donnelly Wrecking Co. , and Capt. John Saunders , master mariner, jointly owned the white schooner Ella Murton in Kingston ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), July 4, 1931
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), July 4, 1931
    textnewspaper       Schooner Days No. No. XXIIIGreat Gale of 1880For forty years almost. Capt. David Reynolds was master of the Royal canadian Yacht club launches Esmeralda, Hiawatha and Kwasind. His trips across the Bay, on their half-hour schedule, would have taken him twice around the world."Dave," as ...
    textnewspaper     Schooner Days No. No. XXIIIGreat Gale of 1880For forty years almost. Capt. David Reynolds was master of the Royal canadian Yacht club launches Esmeralda, Hiawatha and Kwasind. His trips across ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Jan 10, 1953
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Jan 10, 1953
    textnewspaper       The Unheeded Bride By C.H.J. Snider Schooner Days No. MLIIVII Dr.Mrs. Doupe of Mitchell Ont. Married on the first of November, were very much in love with one another three weeks later.If not quite wealthy they were rich in youth, health, hope and ambition, and still on their honeymoon, ...
    textnewspaper     The Unheeded Bride By C.H.J. Snider Schooner Days No. MLIIVII Dr.Mrs. Doupe of Mitchell Ont. Married on the first of November, were very much in love with one another three ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Jan. 31, 1953
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Jan. 31, 1953
    textnewspaper       Dream Came TrueSchooner Days No. MXCBy C.H.J. SniderIt will be remembered, perhaps, that poor young Mrs. Doupe, the doctor's bride, dreamed before the Waubuno sailed that they were all struggling in the water with a great weight pressing them down.That dream was talked of for a long time ...
    textnewspaper     Dream Came TrueSchooner Days No. MXCBy C.H.J. SniderIt will be remembered, perhaps, that poor young Mrs. Doupe, the doctor's bride, dreamed before the Waubuno sailed that they were all struggling ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Feb. 7, 1953
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Feb. 7, 1953
    textnewspaper       How The Wreck Came to Light Schooner days no. MXCI by C. H. J. Snider On March 30,1880, a party guided by an Indian named Pedonquot drove down the ice of the still frozen South Channel, and found what the Indian had reported in Parry Sound as the upside down ...
    textnewspaper     How The Wreck Came to Light Schooner days no. MXCI by C. H. J. Snider On March 30,1880, a party guided by an Indian named Pedonquot drove down the ice ...
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  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), April 30, 1945
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), April 30, 1945
    textnewspaper       Zero Hour on the McKinley Bill. Schooner Days DCLXXXVI By C.H.J. Snider Capt. John Williams, now of 50 Whitehall road, whose 88th birthday anniversary was celebrated so happily last week, was in the great grain rush of 1890, caused by the imminence of the McKinley tariff duties. He was ...
    textnewspaper     Zero Hour on the McKinley Bill. Schooner Days DCLXXXVI By C.H.J. Snider Capt. John Williams, now of 50 Whitehall road, whose 88th birthday anniversary was celebrated so happily last week, ...
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  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), March 24, 1945
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), March 24, 1945
    textnewspaper       Schooner Days No. DCLXXXV by C. H. J. Snider OBEY ORDERS IF YOU BUST OWNERSEvergreen Capt. W.D. Graham of St. Catharines was, in 1879, the young mate of the schooner Grantham of that port, described in last Saturday's Telegram. Sixty-six years later he sent us this hearty hail about her. ...
    textnewspaper     Schooner Days No. DCLXXXV by C. H. J. Snider OBEY ORDERS IF YOU BUST OWNERSEvergreen Capt. W.D. Graham of St. Catharines was, in 1879, the young mate of the schooner ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), May 1, 1937
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), May 1, 1937
    textnewspaper       For Breakfast an 1812-er in the CameraBy C.H.J. SniderSchooner Days no. CCXXCSome of the pictures in the Parsons' store at Oswego are photographs- Oswego harbor in storm and calm, freshet and frost, bristling with masts or filled with funnels; yachts, schooners, captains, crews, coal ...
    textnewspaper     For Breakfast an 1812-er in the CameraBy C.H.J. SniderSchooner Days no. CCXXCSome of the pictures in the Parsons' store at Oswego are photographs- Oswego harbor in storm and calm, freshet ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), May 22, 1937
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), May 22, 1937
    textnewspaper       AND ONLY THE DOG CAME HOMESchooner Days no. CCXCIIIC. H. J. SniderDrawn 60 years ago in crayon is a picture of Parson's ship chandlery store at Oswego of the schooner Gilbert Molison, straight of stem and tall of spar, white, two masted, and typical of the American vessel of her ...
    textnewspaper     AND ONLY THE DOG CAME HOMESchooner Days no. CCXCIIIC. H. J. SniderDrawn 60 years ago in crayon is a picture of Parson's ship chandlery store at Oswego of the schooner ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Sat., Aug. 15, 1936
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Sat., Aug. 15, 1936
    textnewspaper       Schooner Days No. 253Little Lost Ports: Port GranbyBy C.H.J. SniderBowered in green and drowsing in the sun, Port Granby feels the sap of new life stir in its veins when summer reopens the half dozen homes which have been closed all winter and thereby increases the population by one ...
    textnewspaper     Schooner Days No. 253Little Lost Ports: Port GranbyBy C.H.J. SniderBowered in green and drowsing in the sun, Port Granby feels the sap of new life stir in its veins when ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Sat., Sept. 5, 1936
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Sat., Sept. 5, 1936
    textnewspaper       Schooner Days No. 256Port Granby's Anchor - Some Ships It held And Some It Didn'tBy C.H.J. SniderPort Granby pier was 125 yards long, from storehouse to pierhead, and two vessels could lie at it, head and stern, on the east side, where the water was deepest. Vessels waiting their turn ...
    textnewspaper     Schooner Days No. 256Port Granby's Anchor - Some Ships It held And Some It Didn'tBy C.H.J. SniderPort Granby pier was 125 yards long, from storehouse to pierhead, and two vessels ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), July 29, 1950
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), July 29, 1950
    textnewspaper       Schooner Days No. CMLXIIby C. H. J. SniderThe Big Fisherman'sMany a happy hour have I spent and many a good meal have I had in the forecastle of the great champion fishing schooner Blue Nose. The fisherman was of almost exactly the same overall length as our full canal sized ...
    textnewspaper     Schooner Days No. CMLXIIby C. H. J. SniderThe Big Fisherman'sMany a happy hour have I spent and many a good meal have I had in the forecastle of the great ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Aug. 5, 1950
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Aug. 5, 1950
    textnewspaper       Schooner Days No. CMLXIIIWHATCHACALLIT?By C.H.J. SniderHow to pronounce forecastle? Take a good look before you open your mouth.Once I took a university professor down into a lake schooner's, and after five minutes survey he pronounced the word distinctly thus: "I think if you don't ...
    textnewspaper     Schooner Days No. CMLXIIIWHATCHACALLIT?By C.H.J. SniderHow to pronounce forecastle? Take a good look before you open your mouth.Once I took a university professor down into a lake schooner's, and after ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Dec. 22, 1945
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Dec. 22, 1945
    textnewspaper       Schooner Days No. DCCXXIIIChristmas Tree ShipBy C.H.J. SniderWe never had a Christmas tree fleet on Lake Ontario, though individual vessels sometimes came home in December with spruce or hemlock seized to the lanyards of the main shrouds, to show they had made a late trip and were going ...
    textnewspaper     Schooner Days No. DCCXXIIIChristmas Tree ShipBy C.H.J. SniderWe never had a Christmas tree fleet on Lake Ontario, though individual vessels sometimes came home in December with spruce or hemlock seized ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Dec. 29, 1945
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Dec. 29, 1945
    textnewspaper       Schooner Days No. DCCXXIVMessages From Christmas Tree Ship Come After YearsBy C.H.J. Snider"Little do you know, of the hardships,Nor do you understandThe stormy nights we did endureOn the lake of Michigan."-- Antelope chanty.Although the Coast Guard's searching ...
    textnewspaper     Schooner Days No. DCCXXIVMessages From Christmas Tree Ship Come After YearsBy C.H.J. Snider"Little do you know, of the hardships,Nor do you understandThe stormy nights we did endureOn the lake of ...
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  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Aug. 8, 1956
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Aug. 8, 1956
    textnewspaper       PASSING HAILS______Barquentines and Topsail SchoonersSir, - I was pleased to read "Compiler of Schooner Days" reply to my letter in your issue re "the Rig of the Alembic" as he evidently is acquainted with the subject and I can therefore talk to him. My seven years' experience in deep ...
    textnewspaper     PASSING HAILS______Barquentines and Topsail SchoonersSir, - I was pleased to read "Compiler of Schooner Days" reply to my letter in your issue re "the Rig of the Alembic" as he ...
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  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Feb. 20, 1932
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Feb. 20, 1932
    textnewspaper       SCHOONER DAYS No. 34 (By C.H.J. Snider)JANUARY PASSAGE OF THE ELLA MURTONTalk of the time Capt. John Williams fitted out the Speedwell in February and won the harbor master's hat, or its equivalent, with a cargo of ice for the Rochester breweries, suggests other "early arrivals," or late ...
    textnewspaper     SCHOONER DAYS No. 34 (By C.H.J. Snider)JANUARY PASSAGE OF THE ELLA MURTONTalk of the time Capt. John Williams fitted out the Speedwell in February and won the harbor master's hat, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Aug. 22, 1936
    Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Aug. 22, 1936
    textnewspaper       Schooner Days No. 254by C.H.J. SniderAs said last week, every anchor has its story, and we promised to go on with those shackled to the big 700- pound anchor bedded in the Lake where the vanished Port Granby had a pier. We shall do so, but it will have to ...
    textnewspaper     Schooner Days No. 254by C.H.J. SniderAs said last week, every anchor has its story, and we promised to go on with those shackled to the big 700- pound anchor bedded ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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