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THE MUSEUM SHIP NORGOMA

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CRUISING ON THE NORGOMA

THE CRUISE EXPERIENCE!
WHETHER BASIC TRANSPORTATION FOR WORKING PEOPLE OR LUXURY EXCURSIONS FOR VACATIONERS, A TRIP ON THE NORGOMA WAS A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE.
 
THE CABINS
two female passengers in their cabin
Posing in their cabin
AS A CRUISE SHIP, THE NORGOMA HAD ROOM FOR ONE HUNDRED PASSENGERS WHO WERE BERTHEDON THE
TWO PASSENGER DECKS:
(A) Boat deck and 
(B) Promenade deck.
 
These cabins were only 6’ X 6’. A Deck had 34 cabins (#1 to #34) while B Deck had 16 cabins (#35-50).
Although there was no class distinction between the two decks, staterooms 1, 2, 45 and 46 considered deluxe with a
captain’s bed, a small closet and their own shower. The cost for these staterooms for a five day tour in the Norgoma’s
later years was $87.50. Cabins 17 and 18 had their own toilet.
The majority of passenger cabins had two bunks with shared men and women’s restrooms and showers.
These accommodations were $75.00 for the five-day cruise. The staterooms on the Norgoma were always booked to
capacity during summer months, giving tourists the opportunity to enjoy a leisurely five-day cruise through some of
the finest scenery on the Great Lakes. 
 
A TYPICAL FIVE DAY CRUISE 
MONDAY
A Typical cruise on the Norgoma began with an 8:00 a.m. boarding in Owen Sound on Monday. After
settling in, a buffet lunch would be served to the passengers and , in the evening, after a dinner of Lake
Huron whitefish and fresh, locally grown vegetables, music and dancing were offered in the forward
lounge.
THE DINING ROOM
 
Image of dinning room set for a meal
 Norgoma docked at Little Current
 
Docked at Little Current
 
Norgoma approaching swing bridge on Manitoulin
Swing bridge waiting for the Norgoma to pass through
 
Norgoma
 
WEDNESDAY
 
 
 Norgoma arriving at Hilton Beach on St. Joseph Island
Arriving at Hilton Beach
 
Norgoma docked at Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
Docked at Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
 
THURSDAY
 Norgoma leaving the Canadian Soo Locks
 
 FRIDAY
 Norgoma arriving at Kagawong
Arriving at Kagawong on Manitoulin Island
 
 
SATURDAY
 
MONDAY
 
 
 
 

Saturday night dance on the Norgoma

Enjoying Saturday Night's dance!