George W. Sim



Age: 101


Summary: one of the last remaining survivors of the 1917 Halifax Explosion who was 6-years-old when a French ship carrying explosives collided with another ship in the Halifax harbor, which had sparked a powerful blast and killed more than two thousand people becoming one of the world's most largest man-made accidental explosions at the time.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: June 18, 1911


Died: January 13, 2013


Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada