Deadliest disasters at sea

Published On: Jan 17 2012 11:49:14 AM EST   Updated On: Jul 23 2014 07:47:28 AM EDT

Take a look at some of the deadliest maritime disasters of modern times.

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Titanic -- The Titanic -- the world's largest passenger steamship at the time -- strikes an iceberg in the Atlantic on April 12, 1912, and sinks on its maiden voyage, killing at least 1,496 people.

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