Ferry Mercraft 3 Sinks Philippines December 21, 2017
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Five Dead After Ferry Sinks

December 22, 2017 Janet Cole

The ferry Mercraft 3 sank in the Philippines (see video below) around 1100 hours on Thursday, December 21, 2017. The ferry had been traveling on rough seas from Ungos port in Real, a town east […]

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Portland Spirit Collision During Red Bull Event

August 3, 2015 Janet Cole

Portland boater congestion during  Red Bull event lead to cruise ship collision, USCG terminates event permit. Portland Spirit Cruises & Events Ship Portland Spirit Collided with Boaters of the Redbull Flugtag Event on the Willamette River at […]

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MV Versace Amara Sinks

August 18, 2014 Janet Cole

#Cruise Ship Sinking: The  MV Versace Amara sinks Saturday, after puncturing hull on a reef just off a volcanic island. There were 20 passengers and five crew aboard. Around 0100 hours on Saturday, August 16, 2014, the […]

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Tahoe Queen Grounding Over 300 Aboard

August 5, 2014 Janet Cole

#Cruise Ship Sinking: The  Tahoe Queen grounded on a sandbar yesterday with 296 passengers and 14 crew aboard. Passengers evacuated by USCG. Hornblower Cruises’ Tahoe Queen Near Thomas F Regan Beach S Lake Tahoe, California with nearly […]

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MV Pinak Sinks – Over 100 Passengers Dead

July 5, 2014 Janet Cole

#Cruise Ship Sinking:  MV Pinak sunk with an estimated 250 ferry passengers aboard, only about 100 rescued, the other passengers are missing. Rescue slow. MV Pinak Ferry Sinks Padma River Dhaka Bangladesh With Over 200 Passengers Aboard. […]

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MV Lyubov Orlova Drifting Ghost Ship or Sunk?

January 30, 2014 Janet Cole

Lyubov Orlova sailed into St. John’s, Newfoundland in Canada, was inspected and prevented from sailing with passengers for a booked cruise due to too many issues not passing inspection. Meanwhile, the crew was aboard while […]

Philippine Ferry MV Doña Paz Collision
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Philippine Ferry MV Doña Paz Collision More Than 4000 Passengers Dead

December 20, 1987 Janet Cole

On December 20, 1987, at 06:30 hours, the  Philippine-registered passenger ferry  MV Doña Paz owned by Sulpicio Lines sank after colliding with the oil tanker MT Vector.  The MV Doña Paz was sailing from Leyte island to the Philippine capital of Manila. MV Doña Paz was seriously overcrowded, had  no radio […]