Take a look at some of the deadliest maritime disasters of modern times.
Perhaps the world's most famous disaster at sea was the sinking of the massive luxury liner RMS Titanic on its maiden voyage on April 15, 1912. At least 1,496 perished in the icy waters of the Atlantic.
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