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Thursday 6th of December 1917

101 Years Ago

2000 Die in SS Mont-Blanc explosion in The Narrow, Richmond, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

The SS Mont-Blanc was a French cargo ship fully loaded with wartime explosives that collided with the Norwegian vessel SS Imo. Approximately twenty minutes later, a fire on board theĀ SS Mont-Blanc ignited her explosive cargo, causing a cataclysmic explosion that devastated the Richmond District.

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