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1950-Dog

† (12 Canadian fatalities)

Legend of sources

Hurricane Dog originated just east of the Lesser Antilles. Dog grew to an enormous category five hurricane with 297km/h winds but had weakened to a category one hurricane before entering the CHC Response Zone on September 11. The storm entered southwestern Canadian waters on the morning of September 12 as a strong tropical storm of 111 km/hTwelve men aboard two boats were reported missing during the storm. The storm remained in the CHC Response Zone for five days before leaving on September 15. It then dissipated on September 17.

Nova Scotia

September 13, 1950

  • Two 15 m boats with six men aboard each, the Nickerson and Sir Echo, went missing off the southwestern coast in the storm (HH)
  • Winds of 80 km/h reported in the province (HH)