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Title: Wally Wong collection
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Part Of: Prince Rupert City & Regional Archives collection
Scope & Content: Series consists of 8 photographs depicting the Home Oil Fuel Dock Explosion that occurred in Prince Rupert on May 23, 1947. It shows smoke billowing from behind the courthouse, and smoke visible from the 400 block of Third Avenue, as well as a closeup of the dock before and after water hoses were activated, plus the arrival of a U.S. warship to help firefighters.
Subject Access: ["Fires", "Docks", "Cow Bay", "Fuel Docks", "Warships"]
Date: 23 May 1947
Physical Description: 8 photographs; b&w

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