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800 die at sea in Typhoon

Do you want to see what the true power of the ocean can do?

Back during World War 2, a whole fleet of Navy ships got caught in a 145mph typhoon with 90 foot waves. A bunch of them sank...killing 800 sailors.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typhoon_Cobra_(1944)

And you guys think getting caught in a 60-knot gale is bad.

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