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Mont-Blanc heads for Halifax, laden with explosives. Imo is running late. At “rush hour” in Halifax harbour, the boats collide and people crowd the shore to watch the ensuing fire. After twenty minutes, Mont-Blanc explodes…and Halifax is "given a taste of hell."

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