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News Flash! December 6, 1917! Halifax Leveled!

Course number : 19444   ID : 88345    Class Section : FAA-PE
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Freighter Mont Blanc collides with Norwegian relief ship detonating 6,000,000 pounds of high explosives.  City leveled.  9,000 injured.  Others beheaded.  1,800 dead.  25,000 left homeless.  Windows shattered in 50-mile radius.  Ship’s anchor lands 2.5 miles from explosion. What caused the Halifax explosion – the largest manmade blast prior to nuclear weapons?  Is there a connection between Halifax and the Titanic?  How did the explosion unite Boston and Halifax?  And why does Halifax send Boston a Christmas tree annually?  Join us for the answers in an explosive examination of the maritime disaster that destroyed Halifax, Nova Scotia. 


Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Fri

CE South Building

Roberta Boggess 



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Registration Closes On
Friday, December 6, 2019 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
12/6/2019 - 12/6/2019 Weekly - Fri 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 105 Roberta Boggess