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15/04/1912 Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic off Newfoundland

Ship disasters

One of the largest and most luxurious ocean liners Titanic sank into the North Atlantic Ocean about 400 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada. The ship, which carried 2,200 passengers and crew, had struck an iceberg. More than 1,500 people went down in the sinking ship or froze to death in icy water.