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December 22, 1987 | From United Press International
History's worst maritime disaster in war or peace, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, claimed 7,700 lives. It occurred Jan. 30, 1945--a little more than three months before the end of World War II in Europe--when a Soviet submarine torpedoed the German passenger ship Wilhelm Gustoff, loaded with refugees, off Danzig, Germany (now Gdansk, Poland).
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December 22, 1987 | From United Press International
History's worst maritime disaster in war or peace, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, claimed 7,700 lives. It occurred Jan. 30, 1945--a little more than three months before the end of World War II in Europe--when a Soviet submarine torpedoed the German passenger ship Wilhelm Gustoff, loaded with refugees, off Danzig, Germany (now Gdansk, Poland).
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