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Curse Of The Narrows

Pub Date : 2009-05-26 | Author : Laura M. Mac Donald | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN 10 : 0802718396
ISBN 13 : 9780802718396

In 1917, the port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, was crowded with ships leaving for war-torn Europe. On December 6th, two of them-the Mont Blanc and the Imo-collided in the Narrows, a ha..

Curse Of The Narrows

Pub Date : 2006-11-14 | Author : Laura M. MacDonald | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN 10 : 9780802715104
ISBN 13 : 0802715109

Early December, 1917, the city of Halifax was destroyed by a catastrophic explosion which triggered a tsunami and was then followed by a blizzard, isolating it from the world...

Curse Of The Narrows

Pub Date : 2010-05-25 | Author : Laura M. MacDonald | Publisher : HarperCollins Canada

ISBN 10 : 9781443400107
ISBN 13 : 1443400106

On December 7, 1917, in the heart of the World War I, two ships collided in Halifax harbour. The resulting explosion killed over 2,000 people and injured some 6,000 more. The facts..

Blizzard Of Glass

Pub Date : 2011-11-22 | Author : Sally M Walker | Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN 10 : 9781466805101
ISBN 13 : 1466805102

On December 6, 1917, two ships collided in Halifax Harbour. One ship was loaded top to bottom with munitions and one held relief supplies, both intended for wartorn Europe. The res..

Dark Tide

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Stephen Puleo | Publisher : Beacon Press

ISBN 10 : 0807050210
ISBN 13 : 9780807050217

The compelling story of a man-made disaster amid the tensions of the early twentieth century. Shortly after noon on January 15, 1919, a fifty-foot-tall steel tank filled with 2.3 m..

Shattered City

Pub Date : 1989-01-01 | Author : Janet F. Kitz | Publisher : Nimbus Pub Ltd

ISBN 10 : 0921054300
ISBN 13 : 9780921054306

In December 1917 Halifax was alive with excitement. The streets were filled with troops, and the city, far removed from the bitter fighting in Europe, was reaping all the advantage..