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Back view of firemen's dwellings on Fort Street after the Silvertown explosion.
|Fort Street after the explosion.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2526|
|Description: The firemen's homes on Fort Street that were partially destroyed in the Silvertown Explosion of January 1917. More than 900 homes in the surrounding area were destroyed or badly damaged by the blast.|
|Date: January 1917|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library Collection.||