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'An East Coast Port'

Halifax in Wartime, 1939-1945


City of Flint with SS Athenia survivors on board

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The Halifax Chronicle, 14 September 1939, p. 4, reported "Survivors of the torpedoed British liner Athenia sang O Canada and waved to relatives on the dock as the rescue ship City of Flint steamer into port yesterday."

Date: 14 September 1939

Reference: John F. Rogers Collection Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 2004-047 no. 50