Posted 5 years ago
- Printed photograph image of the "S.S. Noronic", a freight service and passenger steamer that operated on the Great Lakes for the Canada Steamship Lines. - circa 1917 / image measures 8 1/2" by 6 1/4"
** SS Noronic was launched 1913 in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada.
She was built by the Western Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company for the Northern Navigation Company, a division of the Canada Steamship Lines. She had five decks, was 362 feet (110 m) in length, and measured 6,095 gross tons.
At maximum capacity, she could hold 600 passengers and 200 crew. She was destroyed by fire in Toronto Harbour in September 1949 with serious loss of life, never precisely determined, but ranging from 118 to 139 deaths.