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Explosion at Halifax, December 6, 1917

Explosion at Halifax, December 6, 1917

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Written in English


Edition Notes

Consists of a collection of photocopies from various publications relating to the destruction of the town of Halifax, Nova Scotia, by the explosion of a munition ship.

Statement[compiled by F.C. Hortop].
ContributionsHortop, F. C.
The Physical Object
Pagination[34]p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21054818M

It shattered the port of Halifax and surrounding area. The death toll was 1,, while 9, others were injured, and 6, homes were destroyed. Two ships were approaching Halifax harbor on the morning of December 6, , one arriving, loaded with ammunition, and the other on its way to .   It was December 6, and deadly war in Europe still dragged on with its massive destruction and horrific toll in lives.

The City Home registers show an increase in admissions of both children and adults on December 6, , immediately following the Halifax Explosion. The records may provide information to genealogical researchers, as they include name, age, religion, birth place, and dates of admission, discharge, or death.   Halifax Explosion The Halifax Explosion was a maritime disaster in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on the morning of 6 December SS Mont-Blanc, a French cargo ship laden with high explosives, collided with the Norwegian vessel SS Imo in the Narrows, a strait connecting the upper Halifax Harbour to Bedford Basin.

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The Halifax Explosion December 1917 book, [Metson, Graham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Halifax Explosion December 6, On December 6,the French munitions ship Mont-Blanc and the Norwegian war-relief vessel Imo collided in the harbour at Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The accident sparked a fire and an apocalyptic explosion that was the largest man-made blast prior to the dropping of /5(). On December 6,the French munitions ship Mont Blanc and the Norwegian war-relief vessel Imo collided in the harbour at Halifax, Nova Scotia.

That accident sparked a fire and an apocalyptic explosion that was the largest man-made blast prior to the dropping of /5. Title: The Halifax Explosion December 6, Author Name: Graham Metson Categories: Canadiana:: Publisher: McGraw-Hill Inc.,US: October ISBN Number: The original chief source of information for the project was the list of 1, victims published in McAlpine's Halifax City Directory forand entitled "Names of the Identified Dead Killed in the Explosion at Halifax 6 December ".

On December 6,two tramp steamers, 1917 book Mont-Blanc and the Imo, collided in wartime Halifax Harbour, creating the largest man-made explosion prior to the development of nuclear than people died, 9, were injured, 6, people were left homeless and an additio were left without adequate shelter.

The explosion on Dec. 6, — caused by the collision of two ships, Residents have been asked to sign books of remembrance placed at Halifax City Hall and Halifax Central Library. The wreckage of the main building of the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition in Halifax, Canada, after the Dec.

6,explosion. It left nea people — half the city’s population. Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of book, this is one of the most wanted Sally M Walker author readers around the world/5().

Start your review of Curse of the Narrows: The Halifax Explosion This story makes the case for a phenomena that Malcolm Gladwell describes in Outliers in which in order for a horrific accident to occur 6 or 7 things have to go wrong simultaneously and that definitely happened here.4/5.

The 'Halifax Explosion Remembrance Book' is the first really definitive listing for those killed in the disaster of 6 December The online version features a searchable database with detailed information for casualties – more than of whom are newly-confirmed and identified victims.

On Dec. 6, in Halifax Harbour, the Norwegian freighter Imo hit the French vessel Mont-Blanc, which was carrying 3, tons of : DEAN JOBB. December 6,started as a normal day in Dartmouth and Halifax.

These are cities in Nova Scotia [SKO-sha], Canada. But then two ships crashed into one another. One ship, called the Mont-Blanc [blonk], was carrying benzol.

On December 6,the munitions ship Mont-Blanc exploded in Halifax Harbor, Nova Scotia, in the biggest man-made explosion prior to the dropping of.

Get this from a library. The Halifax explosion: December 6, [Graham Metson; Archibald MacMechan;]. The Halifax Explosion occurred on December 6, when two ships, the Imo and the Mont Blanc, collided.

The French Mont Blanc was a munitions ship coming from New York with cargo to join the convoy for Bordeaux. It is not what any place on earth would want to be famous for, but until and Hiroshima, the explosion that occurred in Halifax Harbour on December 6,was the largest man-made blast the.

On December 6,the French munitions ship Mont Blanc and the Norwegian war-relief vessel Imo collided in the harbour at Halifax, Nova Scotia. That accident sparked a fire and an apocalyptic explosion that was the largest man-made blast prior to the Pages: Halifax explosion, also called Halifax explosion of or the Great Halifax Explosion, devastating explosion on December 6,that occurred when a munitions ship blew up in the harbour of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Faces of The Halifax Explosion, December 6, The purpose of this page is to present the names of people of the RN, RCN, national & local government, harbour pilots and judiciary as well as several civilians that have been associated in some relevant manner with the Halifax Explosion.

On December 6,a massive explosion in Halifax devastated the city and shocked the country. The ensuing disaster relief effort became the first in which the Canadian Red Cross ever participated. This front page newspaper story hints at the scope of the damage .The 'Halifax Explosion Remembrance Book' is the first really definitive listing for those killed in the disaster of 6 December The online version features a searchable database with detailed information for casualties - more than of whom are recently-confirmed and identified victims.Get this from a library!

The Halifax disaster, December 6, [Ernest Fraser Robinson].