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Texas City Explosion Kills Nearly 600

NBC's local Houston station covers the April 16, 1947, Texas City disaster. At port in Galveston Bay, the French freighter Grandcamp caught fire, setting off an explosion of ammonium nitrate that caused fires and blasts across the city.

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  • Texas City Explosion Kills Nearly 600
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    NBC's local Houston station covers the April 16, 1947, Texas City disaster. At port in Galveston Bay, the French freighter Grandcamp caught fire, setting off an explosion of ammonium nitrate that caused fires and blasts across the city.

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