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A notice from the Mayor.
|Notice explaining how to claim compensation.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2545|
|Description: The Ministry of Munitions was responsible for the Brunner Mond Factory and therefore took the blame for the explosion. The government was forced to pay out about £3m in compensation, the equivalent of about £40m in today's money. The Port of London Authority (PLA) alone was awarded £250,000 in damages.|
|Date: January 1917|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.|