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Author Snider, C. H. J. (Charles Henry Jeremiah), 1879-1971.
Title Tales from the Great Lakes : based on C.H.J. Snider's "Schooner days" / introduced and edited by Robert B. Townsend.
Imprint Toronto : Dundurn Press, ©1995.

Author Snider, C. H. J. (Charles Henry Jeremiah), 1879-1971.
Subject Ships -- Great Lakes (North America) -- History.
Great Lakes (North America) -- History.
Alt Name Townsend, Robert B.
Description 1 online resource (203 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents Acknowledgements; Introduction; Charles Henry Jeremiah Snider, 1879-1971, "The Skipper"; About the Old Schooners; Building a Schooner; Rigs; Stonehookers; Registration; The Fore-'n'-After; Whatchacallit; Fitting-Out Time Fifty Years Ago; Seagoing Teamsters; Making Hay in December; Port Credit; Sunday Scorching; Last Coal of Last Century; Brave Boat Work at Century's End; Chasing a Lithophone; Snider Mysteries; At the Foot of the Highlands; The Marysburgh; Perhaps This Solves the Highlands' Secret; Little Lady of Fifty-five Years Ago; Highland Creek and Rouge River; Port Union.
Summary For more than two hundred years, thousands of giant sailing ships traversed the Great Lakes carrying cargo and passengers. The memory of the romance and elegance of these beautiful ships has almost been forgotten in the search for greater efficiency and speed in our modern world. C.H.J. Snider (1879-1971) chronicled this era in his 1,303 "Schooner Days" columns for Toronto's The Evening Telegram between 1931 and 1954. A great marine researcher and artist, Snider himself worked aboard schooners in his youth and studied first-hand the development of the Great Lakes region. Coupled with Snider.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781554883028 (electronic bk.)
1554883024 (electronic bk.)
1550022342
9781550022346
OCLC # 279464353
Additional Format Print version: Snider, C.H.J. (Charles Henry Jeremiah), 1879-1971. Tales from the Great Lakes. Toronto : Dundurn Press, ©1995 1550022342 9781550022346 (DLC) 96102275 (OCoLC)32742217


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