Next Meeting

Sunday September 21, 2014

Time: 12 noon

At the home of Mike Emmerich 

BBQ and Corn Roast

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Crossroads Zone Meet Dundee Mi.

The accident on the Burlington Skyway Bridge july31-2014.jpg

 A picture of the first accident on the Burlington Skyway Bridge, note the OPP Cruiser!! march3-1959.jpg

 

Studebaker Commander

1966 4 Door Cruiser

This car would be representative of the first to come off the line at the Hamilton plant in 1948 

This is the last Studebaker produced at the Hamilton Plant. It was painted Timberline Turquoise and  came off the line on March 17, 1966.  Currently, this car has been restored and is on display at the Studebaker National Museum in South  Bend Indiana. 

 

Welcome to the Hamilton Chapter website. The Hamilton Chapter, located in Hamilton, Ontario, home of Studebaker Canada, received its charter from the Studebaker Drivers Club Inc. in 1988. There are currently over 60 family members in our chapter. We meet once a month on the third Sunday, 10am, at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum located at the Hamilton airport. During the summer months we meet at various members' homes on the third Monday of the month which makes for a nice informal get together. Our club publishes a bi-monthly newsletter The Bullet-Tin, which reflects our members, their Studebakers, our activities,  SDC information and events. It provides a great link for those members who live away from the Hamilton area and who seldom are able to attend club functions or meetings. 

Our chapter is very social and we endeavour to have fun activities throughout the year. We have cruises to other automotive related meets, go on various tours, or sometimes just cruise to a park for a picnic. We organize five or six chapter events each year, some of which tie in with other chapters in Canada and the U. S. In  September there is an annual members' BBQ with lots of Studebakers as well as other guests in attendance, also hosted at a member's home.  

Currently, our club has quite a few Studebakers which are being restored by our members, most of whom already have one that they are driving and enjoying. A look at our members' cars listed in the sidebar will illustrate just how many beautiful vehicles our club members currently own. In addition,  a number of our  members who have restoration and mechanical skills assist and give advice to other members when requested. Once or twice a year we have tech sessions to help our members understand various components of the automobile and how they work. Something else that is very beneficial to us is that we still have club members who worked  at Studebaker Canada. This brings a great wealth of knowledge and a historical perspective of the Studebaker automobile to our club.

The Hamilton Chapter's mission is to promote good fellowship within our chapter, to preserve and maintain the Studebaker name, its history and the vehicles that they produced. We also endeavour to promote our club and the Studebaker Drivers Club whenever we have the opportunity to do so.

Owning a Studebaker is not a prerequisite of becoming a member of the Hamilton Chapter, however, membership in the Studebaker Drivers Club Inc. is.  If you have any questions or wish more information, please get in touch with us. In closing, we hope that you will enjoy your "cruise" through our site and that you will find it informative and interesting.

Sincerely, 

Roly Lusted

President, Hamilton Chapter SDC  

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