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  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), June 17, 1846
        (copied from Whig by Toronto Star, June 17, 1846)p.2 New Collector of Customs - Reports are rife in town, that the Collector of Customs to succeed the Hon. John Macaulay, at Kingston, is to be Captain Kelly, late Collector at Toronto. As many worthy and qualified gentlemen ...
      (copied from Whig by Toronto Star, June 17, 1846)p.2 New Collector of ...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), April 8, 1846
        (copied from Whig by Toronto Star, April 8, 1846)p.2 Opening of the Navigation - Kingston harbour is now open. The ice is not all out of the Bay, but sufficiently so to allow all kinds of vessels to arrive and depart without hindrance. The Mail Steamer Henry Gildersleeve, ...
      (copied from Whig by Toronto Star, April 8, 1846)p.2 Opening of the ...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), March 25, 1846
        (copied from Whig by Toronto Star, March 25, 1846)p.3 The Chief Justice - We have seen a letter from Capt. Richardson of the Steamer Chief Justice, assuring his correspondents that he intends to take the earliest opportunity to commence his trips between Toronto and ...
      (copied from Whig by Toronto Star, March 25, 1846)p.3 The Chief Justice ...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Saturday September 17, 1949
        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 ...
      160 DIE IN SHIP FIRE IN TORONTO HARBOR Fear Bay Hides Bodies ...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949
        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 ...
      Toronto Taxi-Drivers Heroes Of Rescue Service at Noronic Unsung heroes of the ...
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949
        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 ...
      Sparks set Cayuga Ablaze Fire Quelled, Safely Moved Sparks from the inferno ...
  • 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
        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 ...
      Drops Coat to Man Raft Get it Back, Pay and All Towing ...
  • 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
        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, ...
      Heard cries of women dashed into inferno fear young hero lost by ...
  • 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
        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, ...
      That's Blanche Identify body by Brass Button Identification of the Noronic disaster's ...
  • 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 ...
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