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The Sinking of MV Le Joola

The sinking of MV Le Joola is one of the worst ship disasters of all time. When Le Joola sank, at least 1,863 people died, making it the second deadliest ship disaster to occur during a time of peace. (The deadliest such disaster is the sinking of MV Doña Paz.) Le Joola sank in 2002, later than many of the ship disasters we have written about as of late. Alas, extremely deadly ship disasters are not a thing of the past. Below you will find some basic information about the sinking of Le Joola. Read more [...]