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On this date in 2010, the 57-me­tre train­ing ves­sel “SV Con­cor­dia,’’ a Cana­di­anowned tall ship, went down some 500 km off the Brazil­ian coast. All 64 peo­ple on board, in­clud­ing 42 Canadian high school and univer­sity stu­dents, man­aged to get onto life rafts. They drifted in storm-tossed seas for 40 hours be­fore be­ing res­cued by three pass­ing merchant ships.

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