Deadliest disasters at sea

POSTED: 08:49 AM PST Jan 17, 2012    UPDATED: 06:47 AM PST Dec 29, 2014 

With seven deaths now confirmed in the Adriatic Sea ferry fire, 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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