Royal Canadian Yacht Club (RCYC)



 


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Annals of the Royal Canadian Yacht Club 1852 - 1937
Excerpts describing the history of the Gooderham's at the RCYC and the Oriole.
RCYC
by Snider, C. H. J. (Charles Henry Jeremiah), 1879-1971.
Year/Format: 1937,
Subjects:
Royal Canadian Yacht Club--History.
Yachting--Ontario--Toronto.
Publication information: Toronto : Rous & Mann, 1937-
Language: English
Format: Regular Print Book
More creator details: compiled by C.H.J. Snider.
Contents note: [v. 1.] 1852-1937
George Gooderham portrait from RCYC
George Gooderham portrait from RCYC
George Gooderham, son of William
George Gooderham, son of William
George was an avid sailor and Commodore of the RCYC
George Horace Gooderham and Prince Edward
George Horace Gooderham and Prince Edward
Prince Edward visited the RCYC when George Horace Gooderham was Commodore.
G&W boat
G&W boat
source unknown
possibly docked at RCYC
Painting of Oriole by A.G. MacKinnon
Painting of Oriole by A.G. MacKinnon
A sailing ship belonging to George Gooderham and sailed from the RCYC
On the Steps of the RCYC 1912
On the Steps of the RCYC 1912

Documents
Toronto Island Connections by Sally Gibson
Toronto Island Connections by Sally Gibson
Article describing the connection between the Toronto Islands, G&W, family members and the RCYC. Today the close historical connection between the distillery and the Island is symbolized by the location of the RCYC city landing on the tip of the post-war extension of the Gooderham & Worts wharf at the foot of Parliament Street.
Kwasind newsletter about return of Oriole sailing ship to RCYC
Kwasind newsletter about return of Oriole sailing ship to RCYC
The first Oriole was launched in 1871 and thus began a long and illustrious line of Gooderham flagships. The sketch, Oriole IV (now HCMS Oriole)began her career in 1921, built and launched for Commodore George Horace Gooderham...
Presentation of a 'saluting' gun to the Oriole
Presentation of a "saluting" gun to the Oriole
1881 article about a saluting gun presented by James G. Worts, to the Oriole, owned then by John Leys, Vice-Commodore of the RCYC.

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