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10/12/2000: A motorized rubber dinghy loaded with explosives blows a 40-by-40-foot hole in the port side of the USS Cole, a U.S. Navy destroyer that was refueling at Aden, Yemen.

History Channel

  • Seventeen sailors were killed
  • 38 wounded

 


Tanzania: Hundreds feared dead as their passenger ferry sank between two islands in Lake Victoria

CNN

 


7/24/1915: The steamer Eastland overturns in the Chicago River, drowning between 800 and 850 of its passengers who were heading to a picnic.

History


11 dead, others missing after boat capsizes during a powerful storm on Table Rock Lake near Branson, MO.

STL


Off the northern coast of Cyprus: At least 19 people are dead after a ship carrying around 150 presumed migrants capsized in the Mediterranean, but 103 have been rescued so far.

Fox News

 


Bob Lo Boat Fire today


A boat carrying dozens of Chinese tourists overturned Thursday in rough seas off southern Thailand with 48 rescued and 49 missing.

ABC


6/30/1900: 4 German ships burn at the Hoboken docks in New Jersey, killing more than 300

History

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1 dead and dozens are missing from a ferry that sank on Indonesia’s Lake Toba.

CBS


6/15/1904: More than 1,000 people taking a pleasure trip on New York City’s East River are drowned or burned to death when a fire sweeps through the General Slocum steamboat.

History Channel

 


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