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Noronic Disaster, The

The Canada Steamship Lines passenger cruiser Noronic, burned in Toronto harbour on September 19, 1949. 119 people died as a result of the blaze, making it the worst disaster in the history of Toronto.

Location

On the Toronto waterfront at the foot of Bay Street, just west of the ferry docks, where the ship burned

Region: Greater Toronto Area

County/District: City of Toronto (District)

Municipality: City of Toronto

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