23. Sometimes it's not so much the fire as the explosion. In Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1917, one of the worst maritime disasters resulted when what ship, loaded with TNT, struck a freighter?
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Answer: The Mont-Blanc
Known in Canadian history as the Halifax Explosion, it occurred in December 1917, right at the start of winter. When the explosion shook the coast early that morning, it knocked down a large reach of the surrounding community, toppling buildings and killing nearly two thousand people in its massive TNT-powered blast. The Mont-Blanc, originally commissioned to bring explosives overseas to France, ended up colliding with the SS Imo and the fire onboard ended up spreading and sparking the dynamite. It has since been considered one of Canada's worst man-made disasters and, until the bombs were dropped in Japan in World War II, it was the most damaging bomb inadvertently created. To add insult to injury, the damage was covered by a blizzard the following day.