Chicago Herald Tells All!

Chicago Herald masthead, December 7, 1917. Aerial view of the damage to Halifax as a result of two ships colliding in the harbour (one filled with 3,000 tons of explosives). The city was destroyed in the world’s biggest explosion until the advent of nuclear weapons. The explosion was followed by a tidal wave, city-wide fires … More Chicago Herald Tells All!

SS Imo

  SS Imo aground on the Dartmouth side of the harbour after the Halifax explosion of December 6th 1917, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, which happened when 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. All … More SS Imo