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