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  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Saturday September 17, 1949
        ...Saturday September 17, 1949...
      ...Saturday September 17, 1949...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949
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  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949
        ...Sept. 17, 1949...
      ...Sept. 17, 1949...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17,1949
        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 ...
      Sky Mass of Flames Hundreds Hung on Ropes Says First Eye Witness ...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
        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 ...
      Pleaded to be Left in Water Lost Pyjamas by Joyce Baxter I ...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
        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 ...
      Members of Orchestra Like Miracle Restored Order, Passenger Says By Victor Stubbings ...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
        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 ...
      Many Dropped Like Flies From Burning Ship's Side Ross Leitch I saw ...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949
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  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949
        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 ...
      Death Stares You in Face You Turn to Wife, Say "What'll We ...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17, 1949
        ...Sat. Sept. 17, 1949...
      ...Sat. Sept. 17, 1949...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
        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 ...
      Bodies Falling, All Around Me- Ship Watchman Alfred Peterson, watchman on the ...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17, 1949
        ...Sat. Sept. 17, 1949...
      ...Sat. Sept. 17, 1949...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
        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 ...
      Charges Men Pushed Women and Then Slid Down Rope Panic reigned in ...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949
        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 ...
      Firemen Use Shovels For Charred Remains in Ghastly Spectacle by Edwin Feeny ...
  • Noronic (Propeller), C134014, fire, 16 Sep 1949
        ... Toronto Ont., Sept. 16, 1949, 119 persons killed...
      ... Toronto Ont., Sept. 16, 1949, 119 persons killed...
  • Anna N. (Propeller), sunk, 24 Nov 1949
        ... 224510. Foundered at Barcelona, N. Y. Nov. 24, 1949 Considered a total loss...
      ... 224510. Foundered at Barcelona, N. Y. Nov. 24, 1949 Considered a ...
  • Canada (Steamboat), 17 Aug 1949
        ...1949...
      ...1949...
  • William F. Fitch (Propeller), U81807, 1949
        ... in Pacific area; scrapped in 1949.       Detroit...
      ... in Pacific area; scrapped in 1949. Detroit...
  • W. A. Bisso (Propeller), U253556, 1949
        ...BISSO - U. S. - 1949       Herman Runge List      ...
      ...BISSO - U. S. - 1949 Herman Runge List ...
  • North Wind (Propeller), 1949
        ... Building Co. Of 738.0 gross tons. Sold to commercial line at Muskegon in 1949...
      ... Building Co. Of 738.0 gross tons. Sold to commercial line at ...
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