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Texas City, 1947

James Lee Burke

Texas City, 1947

by James Lee Burke

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Lord John Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11503590M
    ISBN 100935716610
    ISBN 109780935716610
    OCLC/WorldCa26334150

      Texas State Library and Archives. Brazos St. Austin, TX Mail: P.O. Box Austin, TX Tel: Fax: Email TSLAC. Texas City, Written by: James Lee Burke Read By: Ron McLarty.

    The story of the SS Grandcamp which exploded on Ap , killing almost people and injuring thousands more in the small port town of Texas City, Texas. Hardcover. Original jacket. Oblong book. Stated First Edition. Black cloth. Light toning. Corner wear. PO writing on front end page. Jacket has edge wear and tearing. Good/Fair/5(1). The Texas City Explosion of On Ap, a day that probably began like many others, in Texas City, Texas until shortly before in the morning. The hatch covers were removed from hold 4 of the French ship Grandcamp. This morning it was to be loaded with the remainder of .

    It was on Ap that one of the largest non-nuclear explosions to have ever occurred rocked the Texas City port, killing hundreds of people, including 28 members of the Texas City Fire. The Texas City Sun. J Moore Library Vertical File: T.C. Disaster — File 1 We Were There: A Collection of the Personal Stories of Survivors of the Ship Explosions in Texas City, Texas, commonly referred to as the Texas City Disaster. Mainland Museum of Texas City, Moore Library Call Number: R WE


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Texas City, 1947 by James Lee Burke Download PDF EPUB FB2

On Apa small fire broke out among bags of ammonium nitrate fertilizer in the hold of the ship Grandcamp as it lay docked at Texas City, Texas. Despite immediate attempts to extinguish the fire, it rapidly intensified until the Grandcamp exploded in a blast that caused massive loss of life and property.

1947 book In the ensuing chaos, no one gave much thought to the ship in the next slip /5(34). Texas City, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5. Texas City explosion ofindustrial disaster sparked by the fire and explosion of the SS Grandcamp on April 16–17,in Texas City, Texas.

The blast set off a chain of fires as well as a foot (metre) tidal wave. Between and people were killed, with as many as 4, injured. Texas City, Hardcover – January 1, by James Lee Burke (Author) › Visit Amazon's James Lee Burke Page.

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The Texas City Disaster, - Kindle edition by Stephens, Hugh W. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Texas City Disaster, Cited by: The Texas City Disaster, by Hugh W. Stephens | Jan 1, out of 5 stars Paperback $ $ (Gulf Coast Books, sponsored by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi) by Matthew Pelz, John B. Anderson, et al.

| out of 5 stars 2. Hardcover $ $ Get it as soon as Fri, Jul 3. FREE Shipping by Amazon. The Texas City Disaster. Ap The morning of 16 April dawned clear and crisp, cooled by a brisk north wind. Just before A.M., longshoremen removed the hatch covers on Hold 4 of the French Liberty ship Grandcamp as they prepared to load the remainder of a consignment of ammonium nitrate 2, tons were already onboard, of which were in the lower part of.

The Texas City disaster was an industrial accident that occurred on Apin the Port of Texas City. It was one of the deadliest industrial accidents in U.S. history. The disaster started with a fire on board the French-registered SS Grandcamp, which was docked in the port and carrying approximately 2, tons of [ ].

On Apone of the largest industrial explosions ever killed an estimated people in Texas City, about 40 miles south of Houston. Texas City Disaster, the, [Hugh W.

Stephens] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(27). My April 21 column on the Texas City Disaster — which killedinjured thousands and demolished much of the port town — shook memories from. Texas City will always remember those who lost their lives, those who survived and those who selflessly rendered aid when the city was at its hour of greatest need.

A close-up photograph of the Italian marble angel statue in Memorial Park, which honors the Texas City firefighters killed in the Texas City. Written by James Lee Burke, Audiobook narrated by Ron McLarty. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today.

First time visiting Audible. Get this book free when you sign up for a day Trial. Texas City, by BURKE, JAMES LEE. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ‎On Apa small fire broke out among bags of ammonium nitrate fertilizer in the hold of the ship Grandcamp as it lay docked at Texas City, Texas.

Despite immediate attempts to extinguish the fire, it rapidly intensified until the Grandcamp exploded in a blast that caused massive loss of l. Moore Memorial Public Library. 9th Avenue North. Texas City, TX Phone: () Fax: () Email: [email protected] Find yearbook pictures from the Azle High School yearbook for free, or buy a reprint.

Recapture your memories, share with your family, and reconnect with your classmates. The Texas City Disaster Books. These two books can be purchased at any book store or through the links provided on this page. They also can be checked out at the Moore Memorial Public Library in Texas City.

Click on each book for more information. Here is the Newest book out on the disaster, titled "Heroes and Survivors" and is a book of.

Title: TEXAS CITY, Author Name: Burke, James Lee Categories: mystery, Edition: First Edition Publisher: LORD JOHN: Book Condition: Fine Type: Book Inscription. In this book, Hugh W. Stephens draws on official reports, newspaper and magazine articles, personal letters, and interviews with several dozen survivors to provide the first full account of the disaster at Texas City.

The Texas City Disaster by Linda Scher The Grandcamp freighter held a deadly recipe in the port city of Texas City in As workers loaded bags of fertilizer made with ammonium nitrate into the ships hold, particles from broken bags mixed with flammable debris in the freighters hot underbelly.The work of identifying bodies continued through mid-June ofcarried out by the Houston Identification Bureau, the Department of Public Safety, Vic Landig (the chair of the city's Burial Committee), Judge G.P.

Reddell, and citizens of Texas City. 3.Download PDF The Texas City Disaster book full free. The Texas City Disaster available for download and read online in other formats.