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The Story

It was around 9:04 on December 6th 1917 when the actual explosion happened.

 

Several children were off to school, just like you and I. Meanwhile, down in the narrows of the harbor where the McKay bridge is now, two ships were sailing in different directions. One, the Mont Blanc, a ship sailing in from France, the other was the Imo. Now the Mont Blanc was carrying explosives because it was bringing them over to the war in Europe, it rubbed up against the Imo causing both ships to break out in deadly flames. Because explosives and flames obviously cause an explosion.

 

The Facts

 

 

Stories Of Relief

Cities that helped bring relief to Halifax after the explosion were:

ITEMS THAT COMMITIES PURCHASED FOR FAMILIES IN NEED WERE:

etc!

The Halifax explosion has become part of the history of Halifax and Dartmouth.

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