The wreck of the SS Mont-Blanc which collided with the Norwegian ship, SS Imo. The resultant explosion killed approximately 2000 people and injured 4 times more.

The wreck of the SS Mont-Blanc which collided with the Norwegian ship, SS Imo. The resultant explosion killed approximately 2000 people and injured 4 times more.

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Halifax Explosion Dec 6, 1917 - At Halifax, the French munitions ship Mont Blanc collided with the Belgian relief ship Imo. The resulting explosion, the largest before the advent of the atomic bomb, killed more than 1600 people and injured 9000 in Canada's worst disaster.

Halifax Explosion Dec 6, 1917 - At Halifax, the French munitions ship Mont Blanc collided with the Belgian relief ship Imo. The resulting explosion, the largest before the advent of the atomic bomb, killed more than 1600 people and injured 9000 in Canada's worst disaster.

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Halifax Explosion 12.6.1917 A view of the pyrocumulus cloud, most likely from Bedford Basin looking toward The Narrows, 15-20 seconds after the explosion.[

Halifax Explosion 12.6.1917 A view of the pyrocumulus cloud, most likely from Bedford Basin looking toward The Narrows, 15-20 seconds after the explosion.[

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