Lecture on the fire that destroyed the Noronic in 1949 and left 139 dead

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September 3, 2018

BURLINGTON, ON

 

It was a horrific event that captured the minds of everyone in Toronto and every other community in the province.

Nordic fire

The S. S. Noronic had caught fire at the early morning hours of September 17th, 1949xxx in the morning. By the time the fire was brought under control there were 139 people dead and a ship that was once the “Queen of the Lakes” was a charred hull.

Fred Addis, nautical historian will be giving the lecture that is free

The lecture takes place at the New Street Branch of the Public Library September 12th, 2018 – starts 7:00 pm

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