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1865Mississippi river steamer exploded (boiler explosion). 1450 died.
1872American half-rig found abandoned in Atlantic. Great mystery of the sea.
1904Excursion steamer burned in New York harbour. 1021 died.
1912Luxury liner, stuck iceberg. 1517 died.
1914Canadian steamship sank after collision in St Lawrence river. 1024 died.
1917Collision lead to apocalyptic explosion of ammunition, killing 2,000 & destroying harbour area of Halifax
1939British submarine sank during tests in Liverpool bay
1942British cruiser, sank after collision with the liner Queen Mary. 335 died.
1954Japanese ferry, sank in Tsugaru Strait. 1172 died.
1956Italian liner, collided with the liner Stockholm in fog. 52 died.
1963American Nuclear sub sank in North Atlantic
1968American Nuclear sub sank in North Atlantic
1987Indonesian passenger ship caught fire and sank in Java Sea. 580 died.
1987Roll on roll off ferry sank soon after leaving Belgium. 193 died.
1994Roll on roll off ferry sank in Baltic Sea. 852 died.

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