It's actually the Don Disaster. Rumford library has some information
about this. Some of it goes out and some is local use only. This had
a huge impact on the community at the time. Many families lost
Rumford Public Library
Rumford, ME 04276
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Quoting "Rachel Tremblay" <[log in to unmask]>:
> I have a patron trying to recall a book she believes was called "The
> Dawn Disaster" about a Maine passenger ferry accident around 1941.
> Several people from Rumford were on the ferry on a group excursion
> and she does not believe there were any survivors.
> Possibly some history buff can shed some light on this?
> Rachel Tremblay
> Bingham Union Library