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SHIPWRECK. The loss of a vessel at sea, either. by being swallowed up by the waves, by running against another vessel or thing at sea, or on the coast. Vide Naufrage; Wreck.

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But maritime disasters are common during the holidays, with the Doaa Paz-Vector tragedy only the worst.
The country is mourning the deaths of more than 300 people who drowned when a heavily overloaded ferry capsized and sank on April 16, the country's worst maritime disaster in 20 years.
As the South Korean ferry Sewol began to sink in what could be the country's deadliest maritime disaster in 20 years, some of the 462 passengers on board reached for their mobile devices to send farewell messages to friends and loved ones.
Schettino is on trial accused of multiple manslaughter, abandoning his ship while passengers and crew were still onboard and causing a maritime disaster.
Tragedy struck after the ship collided with a cargo vessel owned by a company involved in the world's worst peacetime maritime disaster nearly 30 years ago.
Beijing has sent two maritime security experts to take part in a daylong table-top maritime disaster drill aimed at crafting a concerted response in case of high seas disasters in the region, a Philippine military official said Monday.
Two Chinese maritime security experts participated in a maritime disaster table-top drill held as part of the annual exercises.
The ship's captain Francesco Schettino, who has commanded the ship since it was built in 2006, said he was not to blame for the maritime disaster, claiming nautical maps didn't show the rocks.
The accident has been described as New Zealand''s worst maritime disaster.
CELEBRATIONS have been held to mark a major milestone in the history of a Northumberland lifeboat station built in the wake of a terrible maritime disaster.
British India) passenger cargo liner, Dara, off Dubai's coast exactly 50 years ago, in which 238 lives were lost -- the worst maritime disaster in the emirate's history.
The KPT chief said the initiative of federal governemnt in the context of Pakistan Maritime Disaster Management Board (PMDMB) were upheld by KPT through effective participation in the events organized by the board.

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