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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Empress Of Ireland -- An estimated 1,012 people die when this Canadian Pacific steamship collides with a Norwegian freighter near Quebec. sinking in 14 minutes on May 29, 1914.

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