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  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949
    textnewspaper       Firemen Use Shovels For Charred Remains in Ghastly Spectacleby 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, ...
    textnewspaper     Firemen Use Shovels For Charred Remains in Ghastly Spectacleby Edwin Feeny"Ghastly is the word for it," declared one of the firemen coming off the blackened Noronic." "There are charred remains ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    textnewspaper       Charges Men Pushed Women and Then Slid Down RopePanic 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 ...
    textnewspaper     Charges Men Pushed Women and Then Slid Down RopePanic reigned in many parts of the Noronic when passengers realized the extent of the blaze. A Detroit party of 10 persons ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17, 1949
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17, 1949
    textnewspaper       That's Blanche Identify body by Brass ButtonIdentification 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 ...
    textnewspaper     That's Blanche Identify body by Brass ButtonIdentification 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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    textnewspaper       Bodies Falling, All Around Me- Ship WatchmanAlfred 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 ...
    textnewspaper     Bodies Falling, All Around Me- Ship WatchmanAlfred Peterson, watchman on the Noronic, was on the bottom deck sweeping when he heard the ship's whistle blow. He attempted to get up ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17, 1949
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17, 1949
    textnewspaper       Heard cries of women dashed into inferno fear young hero lostby Frank TeskeyA heroic pedestrian, who rushed aboard the Noronic to assist in the rescue, may have lost his life in the burning hull of the passenger shipThis was revealed today, as Andre Cinq-Mars, 18, of 13 st Gerald St. ...
    textnewspaper     Heard cries of women dashed into inferno fear young hero lostby Frank TeskeyA heroic pedestrian, who rushed aboard the Noronic to assist in the rescue, may have lost his life ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949
    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 DahlkeYour 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 ...
    textnewspaper     Death Stares You in Face You Turn to Wife, Say "What'll We Do Now?Emil DahlkeYour name is Emil Dahle and you're a retired business man from Hazel Park Mich. You ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949
    textnewspaper       Drops Coat to Man Raft Get it Back, Pay and AllTowing 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 ...
    textnewspaper     Drops Coat to Man Raft Get it Back, Pay and AllTowing a heavy raft behind him, Don Williamson, 27 of Dufferin Street, swam to the rescue of a score of ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    textnewspaper       Many Dropped Like Flies From Burning Ship's SideRoss LeitchI 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 ...
    textnewspaper     Many Dropped Like Flies From Burning Ship's SideRoss LeitchI saw people dropping off the Noronic like flies early this morning after it caught fire. I operate a water taxi in ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    textnewspaper       Members of Orchestra Like Miracle Restored Order, Passenger SaysBy Victor StubbingsMy 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 ...
    textnewspaper     Members of Orchestra Like Miracle Restored Order, Passenger SaysBy Victor StubbingsMy wife's cold may have saved both our lives. We had gone to be in our cabin on the lower ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17,1949.
    textnewspaper       Pleaded to be Left in Water Lost Pyjamasby Joyce BaxterI 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 ...
    textnewspaper     Pleaded to be Left in Water Lost Pyjamasby Joyce BaxterI arrived at the Noronic fire minutes after I heard the fire sirens, but already the big ship was a mass ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17,1949
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sat. Sept. 17,1949
    textnewspaper       Sky Mass of Flames Hundreds Hung on Ropes Says First Eye Witnessby James HuntNever 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 ...
    textnewspaper     Sky Mass of Flames Hundreds Hung on Ropes Says First Eye Witnessby James HuntNever have I seen anything break so fast as the fire that swept the Noronic. I drove ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949
    textnewspaper       Sparks set Cayuga Ablaze Fire Quelled, Safely MovedSparks 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 ...
    textnewspaper     Sparks set Cayuga Ablaze Fire Quelled, Safely MovedSparks from the inferno raging aboard the Noronic almost caused a similar blaze to break out aboard the S. S. Cayuga, which was ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Sept. 17, 1949
    textnewspaper       Toronto Taxi-Drivers Heroes Of Rescue Service at NoronicUnsung 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 ...
    textnewspaper     Toronto Taxi-Drivers Heroes Of Rescue Service at NoronicUnsung heroes of the rescue work following the Noronic disaster last night, hundreds of Toronto taxi-drivers worked straight through the night conveying passengers ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Saturday September 17, 1949
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), Saturday September 17, 1949
    textnewspaper       160 DIE IN SHIP FIRE IN TORONTO HARBORFear Bay Hides Bodies of Many Who LeapedHeroism and Horror Mingled as Flames Sweep S.S. Noronic Firemen Comb Ruins for DeadNearly 200 persons perished in the fire which destroyed the S.S. Noronic, biggest pleasure ship on the Great Lakes, at the Canada ...
    textnewspaper     160 DIE IN SHIP FIRE IN TORONTO HARBORFear Bay Hides Bodies of Many Who LeapedHeroism and Horror Mingled as Flames Sweep S.S. Noronic Firemen Comb Ruins for DeadNearly 200 persons ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), March 25, 1846
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), March 25, 1846
    textnewspaper       (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 Kingston, and requesting to ...
    textnewspaper     (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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), April 8, 1846
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), April 8, 1846
    textnewspaper       (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, Capt. ...
    textnewspaper     (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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), June 17, 1846
    Toronto Daily Star (Toronto, ON), June 17, 1846
    textnewspaper       (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 are doubtless ...
    textnewspaper     (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 ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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