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  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Saturday September 17, 1949
    TextNewspaper       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 ...

    TextNewspaper     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 ...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949
    TextNewspaper       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 ...

    TextNewspaper     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 ...

  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949
    TextNewspaper       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 ...

    TextNewspaper     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 ...

  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17,1949
    TextNewspaper       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 ...

    TextNewspaper     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 ...

  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    TextNewspaper       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 ...

    TextNewspaper     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 ...

  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    TextNewspaper       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 ...

    TextNewspaper     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 ...

  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    TextNewspaper       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 ...

    TextNewspaper     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 ...

  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949
    TextNewspaper       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 ...

    TextNewspaper     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 ...

  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949
    TextNewspaper       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 ...

    TextNewspaper     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 ...

  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17, 1949
    TextNewspaper       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, ...

    TextNewspaper     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 ...

  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    TextNewspaper       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 ...

    TextNewspaper     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 ...

  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17, 1949
    TextNewspaper       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, ...

    TextNewspaper     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 ...

  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    TextNewspaper       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 ...

    TextNewspaper     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 ...

  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949
    TextNewspaper       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 ...

    TextNewspaper     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 ...

  • Noronic (Propeller), C134014, fire, 16 Sep 1949
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  • Anna N. (Propeller), sunk, 24 Nov 1949
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  • Canada (Steamboat), 17 Aug 1949
    TextNewspaper       seized for smuggling...
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  • William F. Fitch (Propeller), U81807, 1949
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  • W. A. Bisso (Propeller), U253556, 1949
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  • North Wind (Propeller), 1949
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