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May 25. Nile steamer caught fire and sank in Lake Nasser, near Aswan, Egypt; 272 dead and 75 missing.
Feb. 3 A Red Sea ferry, enroute from Saudi Arabia to Egypt, caused it to sink 60 miles off the Egyptian coast.
July 25 Italian liner collided with Swedish liner Stockholm off Nantucket Island, Mass., and sank the next day. 51 people died.
Sept. 29 Emigrant vessel wrecked off coast of Scotland 348 died.
April. Sank near Halifax after hitting rocks, killing 562.
British liner exploded and sank in Persian Gulf; 236 dead. Caused by time bomb.
July 24 Great Lakes excursion steamer overturned in Chicago River; 812 died.
Nov. 10 Cargo vessel carrying 26,000 long tons of iron ore pellets sank in eastern Lake Superior; all 29 crew lost.
Feb. 9 U.S. submarine Greeneville collided with Japanese fishing boat near Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
May 29 Sank after collision in St. Lawrence River; 1,014 perished.
Sept. 28 Passenger ferry capsized off coast of southwest Finland and sank in a stormy Baltic Sea.
June 15 Excursion steamer burned in East River, N.Y 1,021 perished.
Oct. 20 Mississippi River ferry rammed by Norwegian tanker Frosta nr. Luling, La.; 77 dead.
Jan. 19 Overloaded ferry sank off the coast of northern Sumatra, killing 340.
Feb Ship sank in the South China Sea, killing about 325 people.
Dec. 12 Greek passenger ferry foundered in heavy seas near Crete; 241 dead.
British ferry capsized with 500 aboard after leaving the Belgian port of Zeebrugge on the night of 6 March 1987, killing 193 passengers and crew.
April 26 Minesweeper collided with aircraft carrier Wasp and sank during night maneuvers in mid-Atlantic.176 people lost.
Aug. 29 Chinese steamer sunk. 1,000 died.
Sept. 26 Overloaded Senegalese ferry capsized off the coast of Gambia, drowning 1,863 people. Only 64 passengers were rescued.
Aug. 12 Russian nuclear submarine sank to bottom of Barents Sea following an explosion; 118 dead.
Sept. 8 Steamer was hit by schooner Augusta, killing more than 300.
May 11 Bound from England to Quebec, struck iceberg; 215 perished.
May 7 British luxury liner was sunk off Irish coast by a German submarine; 1195 died.
Feb. 15 U.S. battleship destroyed in Havana harbor by an explosion that killed 260 men. The incident led to the outbreak of the Spanish-American War
Sept. 8 134 killed in fire off Asbury Park, N.J.
Feb. 17 Triple-deck ferry capsized off southern peninsula of Haiti during a squall. Over 1,000 passengers believed drowned. About 300 survived the sinking.
Sept. 17 Canadian Great Lakes cruise ship burned at Toronto dock; about 130 died.
Sept. 3 Collided with the steam collier Bywell Castle and sank in the Thames, killing at least 600.
Jan. 31 British ferry sank in Irish Sea; 133 lost.
Dec. 15 Ferry carrying 569 passengers sank in Red Sea off coast of Safaga, Egypt, after hitting a coral reef. Over 460 people believed drowned.
Late May. U.S. nuclear submarine sank in Atlantic 400 mi southwest of Azores; 99 dead.
May 23 Submarine with 59 men sank off Hampton Beach, N.H.; 33 saved.
April 27 Boiler explosion on Mississippi River steamboat, near Memphis 1,547 killed.
April 10 Atomic-powered U.S. submarine sank in North Atlantic; 129 dead.
April 15 Went down on maiden voyage after colliding with an iceberg. More than 1,500 people died.
Sept. 26 More than 1,000 killed when commercial ferry sank in Tsugaru Strait, Japan.
Nov. 12 British steamer sank in gale off Va.; 110 died.
Jan. 30 Cruise ship carrying German refugees and soldiers sunk by Soviet submarine in Baltic.
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