Texas City Disaster9:12 a. m., April 16, 1947, the French freighter Grand Camp exploded, setting off a disaster that killed 576, injured 5,000 and destroyed $67 million in property. This 10,640 pound anchor was found buried 1/2 mile from the scene of the explosion.
|Placed By||Texas City Chamber of Commerce|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 9:23pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 316326 N 3252982|
|Decimal Degrees||29.39268333, -94.89278333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 23.561', W 94° 53.567'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 23' 33.66" N, 94° 53' 34.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||409, 281|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 605 Texas City Dike Rd, Texas City TX 77590, US|
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