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List of accidents and incidents involving transport or storage of ammunition

Accidents and incidents involving transport or storage of ammunition include:
City Point, Virginia, Union army supply depot sabotaged in 1864 by Confederate Secret Service
SS El Estero, ammunition ship that caught fire in New York Harbor in 1943 during World War II
2008 Gerdec explosions, Albania
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown VA November 1943 explosion-6 killed
Soham rail disaster, 2 June 1944, fire and subsequent explosion of a freight wagon carrying high explosives.
Cali explosion, 1956 explosion of seven army ammunition trucks loaded with 1053 boxes of dynamite, which were parked overnight in Cali, Colombia.
Pollepel Island, August 1920 Explosion at Bannermans Island Arsenal
Lake Denmark explosion, July 10 1926 detonation of millions of pounds of stored explosives at Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey
Halifax Explosion, 1917 ammunition ship explosion that killed over 2.000 people
South Amboy powder pier explosion, New Jersey, 1950
Leiden gunpowder disaster, in 1807 a ship carrying 17.760 kg of gunpowder blew up in the Dutch town of Leiden.
An Ottoman ammunition dump inside the Parthenon was ignited by Venetian bombardment in 1687
Joliet Army Ammunition Plant explosion, a 1942 explosion that was felt 100 miles away
Naval Station Norfolk, September 17, 1943 accidental truckload explosion of 24 aerial depth charges -killing 40 and injuring 386
SS Canada Victory, SS Logan Victory and SS Hobbs Victory each with 6.000 pounds of ammunition sank after kamikaze attacks caused an explosion near Okinawa in 1945.
Siege of Almeida 1810, a chance shell ignited a line of black powder which set off a chain reaction in the magazine
Port Chicago disaster, a deadly munitions explosion that occurred in 1944, at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine in California
RAF Fauld explosion, UK underground munitions storage depot in 1944, one of largest non-nuclear explosions in history
SS Charles Henderson, unloading accident in Bari, Italy, 9 April 1945
Black Tom explosion, 1916 act of sabotage on American ammunition supplies by German agents during World War I
SS Green Hill Park, 1945 incident in Vancouver similar to El Estero
Morgan Depot Explosion, American munitions factory in 1918
West Loch disaster, ammunition explosion in Pearl Harbor, two months before Port Chicago
SS Paul Hamilton, 20 April 1944, liberty ship carrying cargo of high explosives and bombs-sunk by Luftwaffe
SS John Burke, a Liberty Ship carrying ammunition was hit by a kamikaze pilot and disintegrated in an enormous explosion on December 28, 1944.
Prum, Germany, 15 July 1949, a French Army depot with 500 tons of ammunition explodes, 12 killed
Bombay Explosion 1944, explosion on a ship in Bombay Harbour
1806 Birgu polverista explosion, Malta
Evangelos Florakis Naval Base explosion, Cyprus, 2011
1973 Roseville Yard Disaster, high-explosive aircraft ammunition and ordnance in military boxcars in a Southern Pacific train consist in its Roseville, California railyard.
Severomorsk Disaster, 13-17 May 1984, munitions fire at the Soviet naval base, 200-300 killed
Explosion of the RFA Bedenham, 27 April 1951 explosion of an ammunition ship in the Port of Gibraltar
SS Richard Montgomery, explosive-filled liberty ship wreck, off the UKs Kent coast
Air raid on Bari, a port disaster in Italy in 1943
1634 Valletta explosion, Malta
Kingsland explosion, American munitions factory in 1917
Naval Ammunition Depot, 27 September 1944 munitions explosions causing nine deaths and extensive damage.
USS Mount Hood AE-11, 10 November 1944 explosion of an ammunition ship at Seeadler Harbor, 432 killed
Cadiz Explosion, 18 August 1947, in mines and torpedoes depot, ca. 150 killed and large part of the city destroyed
USS Turner DD-648, 1943 naval explosion in Lower New York Bay

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