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Year:  1949  Item type(s):  Clippings   Sort by:  Oldest date (to newest)
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Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949 
TextNewspapers    Firemen Use Shovels For Charred Remains in Ghastly Spectacle by Edwin Feeny "Ghastly is the word for it," declared one of the firemen coming off the blackened Noronic." "There are charred remains everywhere. We have to use shovels, because they break into bits." He and scores of firemen, ...
Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949. 
TextNewspapers    Charges Men Pushed Women and Then Slid Down Rope Panic reigned in many parts of the Noronic when passengers realized the extent of the blaze. A Detroit party of 10 persons was signing gaily on C deck when one of the party left the stateroom. He returned out of breath and told the group."No ...
Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17, 1949 
TextNewspapers    That's Blanche Identify body by Brass Button Identification of the Noronic disaster's first victim ended the sad all-night search of Madeline Flood of Cleveland for her friend Blanche Farragher, an insurance employee of Youngtown Ohio. Combing through downtown hotels, hospitals and emergency...
Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949. 
TextNewspapers    Bodies Falling, All Around Me- Ship Watchman Alfred Peterson, watchman on the Noronic, was on the bottom deck sweeping when he heard the ship's whistle blow. He attempted to get up to the decks but was forced back by smoke so he jumped to the wharf. A survivor of the Hamonic fire. Peterson held...
Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17, 1949 
TextNewspapers    Heard cries of women dashed into inferno fear young hero lost by Frank Teskey A heroic pedestrian, who rushed aboard the Noronic to assist in the rescue, may have lost his life in the burning hull of the passenger ship This was revealed today, as Andre Cinq-Mars, 18, of 13 st Gerald St. St....
Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949 
TextNewspapers    Death Stares You in Face You Turn to Wife, Say "What'll We Do Now? Emil Dahlke Your name is Emil Dahle and you're a retired business man from Hazel Park Mich. You and your wife finally got away on the vacation you've been waiting for all year. You left Detroit, Wednesday on the steamer ...
Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949 
TextNewspapers    Drops Coat to Man Raft Get it Back, Pay and All Towing a heavy raft behind him, Don Williamson, 27 of Dufferin Street, swam to the rescue of a score of people trapped on the bow of the burning Noronic. Scrambling out of his clothing Williamson left his jacket with his pay in the pocket on the...
Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949. 
TextNewspapers    Many Dropped Like Flies From Burning Ship's Side Ross Leitch I saw people dropping off the Noronic like flies early this morning after it caught fire. I operate a water taxi in Toronto harbor, and carry people back and forth from Centre Island. I was just leaving for the Island at about 2...
Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949. 
TextNewspapers    Members of Orchestra Like Miracle Restored Order, Passenger Says By Victor Stubbings My wife's cold may have saved both our lives. We had gone to be in our cabin on the lower deck D deck of the Noronic and I had fallen asleep, but Cecile, my wife was coughing so much it kept her awake. ...
Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949. 
TextNewspapers    Pleaded to be Left in Water Lost Pyjamas by Joyce Baxter I arrived at the Noronic fire minutes after I heard the fire sirens, but already the big ship was a mass of flames. I have never seen such confusion in my life. People were diving off the deck of the ship into the water. Others were...
Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17,1949 
TextNewspapers    Sky Mass of Flames Hundreds Hung on Ropes Says First Eye Witness by James Hunt Never have I seen anything break so fast as the fire that swept the Noronic. I drove past shortly after 2 a.m., and there was no sign of life or of anything amiss aboard the big cruise ship. I parked my car and...
Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949 
TextNewspapers    Sparks set Cayuga Ablaze Fire Quelled, Safely Moved Sparks from the inferno raging aboard the Noronic almost caused a similar blaze to break out aboard the S. S. Cayuga, which was also moored at pier 9, just a few feet away from the burning ship. Prompt action on the part of the Cayuga's crew...
Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949 
TextNewspapers    Toronto Taxi-Drivers Heroes Of Rescue Service at Noronic Unsung heroes of the rescue work following the Noronic disaster last night, hundreds of Toronto taxi-drivers worked straight through the night conveying passengers to the hospitals and hotels- and refused to take money for it. Every ...
Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Saturday September 17, 1949 
TextNewspapers    160 DIE IN SHIP FIRE IN TORONTO HARBOR Fear Bay Hides Bodies of Many Who Leaped Heroism and Horror Mingled as Flames Sweep S.S. Noronic Firemen Comb Ruins for Dead Nearly 200 persons perished in the fire which destroyed the S.S. Noronic, biggest pleasure ship on the Great Lakes, at the Canada...
Avon (Propeller), U115833, 1949 
TextNewspapers  1949  ...; [c] ATLAS - U.S. - 1930       [d] AVON - U.S. -1949       Union Dry Dock, Buffalo, Master Building List       Institute for Great Lakes Research   &#160...
Bayfield (Propeller), U100535, 1949 
TextNewspapers  1949  ...ISLAY.* Built June, 26, 1892 Steam Tug - Steel U. S. No. 100535. 26 gt - 13 nt 60.0 x 13.0 x 5.0       * Renamed [b] BAYFIELD - U.S. - 1949 Still enrolled in 1968.     &#160...
Maria Elena (Motor Vessel), U255150, 1949 
TextNewspapers  1949  ...Oil Screw LCP(L)-4826.* U. S. No. 255150. Of 10 gross tons. Built at Algonac, Mich., in 1942. 31,7 x 10.3 x 4.4       * Renamed MARIA ELENA - U. S. - 1949 [ex U. S. Navy]       Herman Runge List   &#160...
Dahlia (Motor Vessel), U256546, 1949 
TextNewspapers  1949  ...Oil screw P-452.* U. S. No. 256546. Of 23 gross tons. Built Sturgeon Bay, Wis., 1944. 43.1 x 11.8 x 5.9.       * Renamed DAHLIA - U. S. - 1949       Herman Runge List ...
Jonny B. (Propeller), U86412, 1949 
TextNewspapers  1949  ...;   (e) JOHNNY B. - US - 1949 Dismantled in 1950.       Toledo Shipbuilding Master List       Institute for Great Lakes research       Perrysburg...
Black River (Barge), C158269, 1949 
TextNewspapers  1949  ...; (c) BLACK RIVER -Can -1949 Converted to rnotorship in 1952.       Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List       Institute for Great Lakes Research     &#160...
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