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OTD: The Sinking of the Oceanos

On this day (04/08/1991), the cruise ship Oceanos sank off the South African Coast with the loss of no lives. A massive rescue effort by merchant ships and the South African Air Force supported by the onboard entertainment staff ensured … Continue reading

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OTD: The Sinking of the Titanic

On this day in 1912 the world experienced a shipping disaster that would reverberate though history and leave us with a legacy that continues over 100 years after it occurred.  The sinking of the Titanic is not just about a … Continue reading

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