Dear Canada: No Safe Harbour: The Halifax Explosion Diary of Charlotte Blackburn, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1917

Dear Canada: No Safe Harbour: The Halifax Explosion Diary of Charlotte Blackburn, Halifax, Nova…

No Safe Harbour: The Halifax Explosion Diary of Charlotte Blackburn, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1917 Dear Canada

This clock was discovered in the rubble after the Halifax Explosion. The clock stopped moving in the exact moment of the blast.

This clock was discovered in the rubble after the Halifax Explosion. The clock stopped moving in the exact moment of the blast.

The SS Mont-Blanc. On Thursday morning, 6 December 1917, she entered Halifax…

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.

Ground zero of the Halifax Explosion. The shattered tug is the former minesweeper Stella Maris; she took the abandoned, burning Mont Blanc under tow. All but five of her crew died. (Old photo. Source).

Ground zero of the Halifax Explosion. The shattered tug is the former minesweeper Stella Maris; she took the abandoned, burning Mont Blanc under tow. All but five of her crew died.

The remains of the SS Mont-Blanc’s hull were blown 1000ft into the air.

The Halifax Explosion

The remains of the SS Mont-Blanc’s hull were blown 1000ft into the air.

The Mont Blanc, a French ship carrying tons of munitions bound for the Allies during World War I, had collided with a relief ship.

The Mont Blanc, a French ship carrying tons of munitions bound for the Allies during World War I, had collided with a relief ship.

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