Worst cruise ship disasters in recent history

POSTED: 09:03 AM PST Feb 14, 2013    UPDATED: 11:47 AM PDT Apr 30, 2014 

The norovirus may responsible for at least 83 sick passengers and crew members aboard the Crown Princess, which is expected to arrive in San Diego today. Take a look at the worst cruise ship disasters in recent history.

Seabourn Spirit
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Two boats filled with Somali pirates started firing at the Seabourn Spirits cruise liner off the cost of Somalia in 2005. The ship was traveling from from Alexandria in Egypt.
The ship's crew used an on-board loud acoustic bang to fool the pirates into thinking those aboard the cruise ship were firing back. None of the The 302 passengers died.


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