Noronic

1913                                  Noronic                                  1949

Steel overnight passenger and package freight vessel

Built at Port Arthur ON by Western Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Hull 6
Launched June 2, 1913

385’ LOA, 362’ LBP, 52’ beam, 28’9” depth
5 decks, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 4500 IHP

Enrolled at Port Arthur ON
362.0 x 52.0 x 24.8, 6905 GT, 3935 NT     Can 134014     to:
Western Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Port Arthur ON (home port Port Arthur ON)

Reenrolled to Northern Navigation Co., Collingwood ON

Entered service 1913

Fleet had been sold early 1913 to Richelieu & Ontario Navigation Co., Montreal QC  Richelieu & Ontario fleet merged late 1913 into Canada Steamship Lines, Montreal QC.  (Vessels remained under the ownership of Northern Navigation Co. until 1922 and were operated as Northern Navigation Division while in the Canada Steamship Lines fleet.)

Burned Sept 17, 1949 at her dock at the Canadian National Exposition, Toronto ON  139 lives lost.  Hull scrapped at Hamilton ON

See history in Detroit Marine Historian Nov 1952 (#39)
Also in Great Lakes Ships We Remember p. 306

 

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