Deadliest disasters at sea

POSTED: 08:49 AM PST Jan 17, 2012    UPDATED: 08:42 AM PDT Apr 20, 2015 

With a spate of rickety migrant ships wrecking in the last week alone, take a look at 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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