THE S.S. CANADIANA
FLOAT THE BOAT
The S. S. Canadiana
|Please Help "Float The Boat"
|We have received much needed
help from the Canadian Federal Government. Our required $118,000.00 of
"matching funds", await us on the Canadian side of Lake Erie. ~ The
Canadian government has seen the benefits to the S. S. Canadiana sailing
again, between our two countries, and it is standing ready to provide this
Economic Development money to the City of Port Colborne, Ontario. ~ This
in turn will pay for much of the labor and services needed for the hull
rebuild. ~ The money stays in Canada to pay for employment and Canadian
products but our requirement to provide a portion of the cost will have
Our most pressing need at this time is for influence. ~ Without this, the
NYS D.O.T. will kill our project and sink the Canadiana. ~ We are asking
our elected officials to step in and correct this tragic turn of events.
This tremendous opportunity to enhance the economy of both sides of our
beautiful lake cannot be allowed to die. ~ Dr. Andrew Rudnick, please take
Do what you can to bring the D.O.T. about. ~ If nothing else, please write
|As always, any contributions
specified for the current Hull Restoration, are guaranteed. ~ If for some any
reason, the Canadiana does not go into dry dock and is not repaired,
these contribution will be returned. ~ You can be assured, in any manner you
wish, that your offering will either go to help accomplish the full restoration
of the hull as described in our application and the I.S.T.E.A. Award, or it
will be returned to you.
Your contribution is GUARANTEED to
accomplish the job.
We can also accept applicable services and/or
material contributions for this purpose. ~ Those which can be directly applied
to the particular job of hull restoration. ~ These, of course, will also not be
used unless the job gets done.
Isn't that a great concept? ~ Please give
us the ability to do it.
When we are able to proceed; we will revert
back to providing many nice ways for you to continue supporting the Canadiana.
Support the effort with Membership
Be one of the privileged few. ~ Own a Perpetual Pass.
Join the party with a First Day Ticket.
Have us to a party
(or meeting) as a Speaker.
Are you a TV
or Radio Station?
|We ask everyone who has an interest in seeing our ship return, whether it be
for it's historic significance or any of the other wonderful reasons that are
described within these pages, to please help us in some way. ~
time it is by writing the Governor. ~ Just a small effort that can do so much
When we start to move, you can go on to anything from major money,
to membership, to mailing us your memories of this grand, old ship. ~ Everything
We want to thank everyone who helps in this matter. ~
Hull restoration is the key to the rest of the project. ~ We will have overcome
the major obstacle. ~ The hull is the single largest expense and comes
necessarily at the beginning of the restoration. ~ It holds intact the triple
expansion steam engine and all other machinery within. ~ We need everyone's help
to make it happen.
We need E-Mail Addresses and other Information.
We want to advise
people across the country of our Web Page address. ~ Those who may help us bring
this about. ~ Please advise of Web Directories or other available Government,
Newspapers, Radio and TV Station and Network E-Mail addresses. ~ We do not
intend to spam the listings by any means but need to make every effort to advise
those who would have interest in our project.
Spread the word. ~ Tell
those with no link to the WEB.
Please tell those friends who
remember the "Crystal Beach Boat". ~ We know they are out there in Colorado and
Florida and all around the country. ~ Please tell those with an interest in
bringing her back. ~ You will help make it happen.
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