MV Doña Paz

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MV Doña Paz
Doña Paz at Tacloban.jpg
Doña Paz berthed at Tacloban Ceety in 1984.
History
Japan
Name:
  • Himeyuri Maru
  • ひめゆり丸
Ainer: RKK Line
Port o registry: Template:Kintra data Kagoshima
Bigger: Onomichi Dockyard
Yard nummer: 118
Launched: 25 Apryle 1963
Fate: Sold to Sulpicio Lines
Philippines
Name: Don Sulpicio
Ainer: Sulpicio Lines
Port o registry: Template:Kintra data Manila
Route: Tacloban-Catbalogan-Manila
Acquired: 1975
Renamed: Doña Paz in 1981
Refit: Efter a fire onbuird 5 Juin 1979
Fate: Caucht fire an sank efter a collision wi the MT Vector on 20 December 1987.
General chairacteristics
Cless an teep: Passenger ferry
Tonnage:
  • 2,602
  • 1,192 (deadweight)
Lenth: 93.1 m (305 ft)
Beam: 13.6 m (45 ft)
Speed: 18 knots
Capacity: 1,518 passengers
Crew: 66

The MV Doña Paz was a Philippine-registered passenger ferry that sank efter collidin wi the ile tanker MT Vector on December 20, 1987. Wi an estimatit daith tow o 4,386 fowk an anerly 24 survivors, it remeens the deidliest peacetime maritime disaster in history.