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Daily News to mark 10th Texas City Disaster Survivors photo - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

August 30, 2014

Daily News to mark 10th Texas City Disaster Survivors photo

Posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014 12:10 am

TEXAS CITY — It was 67 years ago this month that the explosion of a ship docked in Texas City set off a chain of events that became known as the Texas City Disaster.

On the morning of April 16, 1947 the French ship S.S. Grandcamp’s cargo of ammonium nitrate caught fire.

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