Halifax Explosion

The Halifax Explosion was a disaster that occurred in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on the morning of 6 December 1917. SS Mont-Blanc, a French cargo ship laden with high explosives, collided with the Norwegian vessel SS Imo in the Narrows, a strait connecting the upper Halifax Harbour to Bedford Basin..

Moment of stillness on the waterfront. with ships sounding their horns and cannons firing on Citadel Hill, to remember the Halifax Explosion which happened here at 9:05am, 103 years ago.

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