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The Sinking of the MV Le JOOLA: Africa's Titanic

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True Story from one of the Worst Maritime Disasters in History

LE JOOLA'S Death Roll into the Sea
#4 Bestseller in Senegal History

Squalls were common this time of year--the crew had been through them before. This time, however, everything was adding up wrong. The boat listing to port was testimony to the fact that something was out of order with either cargo loading or ball
Paperback, 180 pages
Published August 14th 2013 by Patrick Wiley
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Dec 27, 2014 Tarissa rated it it was amazing
Imagine this scenario: A shipwreck with as many victims as the Titanic -- no, more victims in fact -- took place in 2002. And the world didn't hear about it.

Isn't that just chilling?

MV Le Joola is the name of this ship of the past. On a tragic night just over a decade ago, the ship had capsized, completely turned itself upside-down in the water. Hundreds and hundreds of people aboard were either instantly killed in the tumble, or drowned soon afterward.

64 survived.

1864 died.

In modern-day relat
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