The SS Grandcamp's cargo of approximately 2.300 tons of ammonium nitrate detonated due to a fire and caused a subsequent chain-reaction of further fires and explosions in other ships and nearby oil-storage facilities. An additional 113 people were classified as missing, for no identifiable parts were ever found. (15 April 1947)
There are 2616 births, 2183 deaths, 545 murders, 319 disasters and 1333 other events about 3793 people in 4351 places until today.
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