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Besides the Titanic

The Titanic might be the most famous maritime disaster. What do you know about other maritime catastrophes?


 

Quiz ID:#1802
Fun:** (2.08)
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Category:History
Created By:cnmne*us*****

 

 

 



#1   In which Great Lake did the SS Edmund Fitzgerald sink?






#2   The T/N Andrea Doria sank when it collided with which ship?






#3   Which American battleship is now a memorial at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii?






#4   What caused the RMS Lusitania to sink?






#5   The sinking of which American battleship precipitated the Spanish-American War?






#6   During World War 2, the sinking of which ship resulted in the largest maritime loss of life in history?






#7   Which US submarine sank while conducting sea trials in 1963?






#8   During World War 1, the explosion of which ship destroyed a large part of Halifax, Nova Scotia?






#9   The explosion of which ship caused the greatest maritime loss of life in American history?






#10   Which British warship was sunk by the German battleship Bismarck?






#11   Titanic's sister-ship, the Britannic, also sank.




#12   The CSS Virginia (of American Civil War battle between ironclad ships Monitor and Virginia fame) sank during a storm.




#13   On his first voyage to the New World, one of Christopher Columbus' ships sank.




 

 


   



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