Fire damage in L.A. Harbor caused by the Markay oil tanker explosion, Los Angeles, 1947
- Fire damage in L.A. Harbor caused by the Markay oil tanker explosion, Los Angeles, 1947
- Los Angeles Daily News
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- June 22, 1947
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- Fire damage in L.A. Harbor that happened when the Markay, an oil tanker owned by the Keystone Tankship Corp., exploded in the wee hours of the morning. The fire was fed by leaking gasoline and threatened at least five terminals in the harbor. At least 22 were injured and 9, possibly 12, people were killed. Damage was estimated at $10,000,000.
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