Deadliest disasters at sea

Published On: Jan 17 2012 08:49:14 AM PST   Updated On: Dec 29 2014 06:47:24 AM PST

With seven deaths now confirmed in the Adriatic Sea ferry fire, take a look at some of the deadliest maritime disasters of modern times.

Maritime - Lake Victoria
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Lake Victoria Ferry -- At least 500 people die when a passenger ferry sinks in Tanzania's Lake Victoria on May 21, 1996. One estimate puts the death toll closer to 800.

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