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The Sinking of “Oria” in Greece Was Deadlier Than the Titanic

The sinking of the “Oria” in the Saronic Gulf, Greece in February of 1944 is one of the worst maritime tragedies in history. It cost almost four times as many lives as those taken in the Titanic disaster. The background...

Remembering the "Greek Titanic", the Worst Naval Disaster in Modern Greek History

The sinking of the Greek passenger steamer "Himara" on January 19, 1947 near South Evia, with a loss of at least 383 people, has been written into history as the "Greek Titanic". Previously named "Hertha", the vessel was handed over...