Deadliest disasters at sea

Published On: Jan 17 2012 11:49:14 AM EST   Updated On: Apr 16 2014 08:30:50 AM EDT

Nearly 300 are missing after a ferry sank off the coast of South Korea. Here are some of the deadliest maritime disasters of modern times.

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While the Titanic's sinking was perhaps the most famous maritime tragedy, the high seas have claimed many lives dating back thousands of years. Seen here is the Costa Concordia, which sank off the coast of Italy in January 2012. At least 30 died.


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