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14/01/1993 Ferry Jan Heweliusz sinking

MS Jan Heweliusz was a Polish ferry named after astronomer Johannes Hevelius that served on the route Ystad-Świnoujście. The accident claimed the lives of 20 crewmen and 35 passengers. 10 bodies were never found. 9 people were rescued. The sinking of Jan Heweliusz is the most deadly peacetime maritime disaster involving a Polish ship.


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