Remembering Dona Paz, Asia’s Titanic – 25 Years Ago Today

Barista Uno on the Marine Cafe blog, posted this morning about a sad anniversary. Twenty five years ago today, the passenger ferry Dona Paz collided with the oil tanker MT Vector in the Philippines. With a likely death toll of over 4,000 people, the sinking of the Dona Paz was deadliest peacetime maritime disaster in history.

Dona Paz, Asia’s Titanic Part1

Dona Paz, Asia’s Titanic Part2

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3 Responses to Remembering Dona Paz, Asia’s Titanic – 25 Years Ago Today

  1. Phil says:

    There are 7 parts to this, you can find them here:

  2. Phil says:

    Part 7 explains what may have happened, a zig-zagging tanker causing the port & starboard lights to be misread.
    Looks like there is also a part 8:

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