The Halifax Explosion; The Devastated Area
On 6 December 1917, the largest man-made explosion known to that date occurred when the munitions ship SS Mont-Blanc exploded in the inner narrows of Halifax Harbour. The resulting explosion killed approximately 2000 and injured a further 9000.
Other posts on The Minute Book which reference the Halifax Explosion:—
- A Royal Canadian and the Halifax Explosion
- Halifax Explosion Albert Medals
- Wellington Barracks, Halifax
- The Royal Canadian Regiment Gate; Halifax, Nova Scotia