This Ship's Poor Safety Record Inspired a Grim Nickname

From:Trapped in Typhoon Alley

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In the course of investigating the sinking of the MV Derbyshire on September 9, 1980, a shocking number of similarly-built ships are revealed to have sunk. It earns these vessels a grim moniker: the coffin ships.