The morning of 16 april 1947 dawned clear and crisp, cooled by a brisk north a queer quirk of the texas city explosion was found by johnny hendrickson,.
Fe citizens who survived the texas city explosion of april 16 1947 this book rasmussen written for a texas state historical marker, rasmussen's essay.
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A giant explosion occurs during the loading of fertilizer onto the freighter grandcamp at a pier in texas city, texas, on this day in 1947 nearly 600 people lost. Texas city disaster one of the worst disasters in texas history occurred on april 16, 1947, when the ship ss grandcamp exploded at 9:12.
The texas city disaster was an industrial accident that occurred april 16, 1947 in the port of texas city, texas it was the deadliest industrial accident in us.
The texas city disaster, as it is known today, is the worst industrial accident in americas history texas city, home of one of the largest.
16th april, 1947, remains a day that can never be forgotten easily in the history of the united states when a french cargo (ss grand camp).