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Photographer:lappino [View profile]Title:SEWOLAdded:Oct 29, 2019
Captured:October 29, 2019IMO:9105205Hits:1,538
Location:Mokpo, Mogpo, Korea (South)
Photo Category: Casualties
Description:
Fourteen months have passed, but there is literally no difference from my last photo of the same "pose" of this casualty. The difference, indeed, is only time. Lately I heard that this particular South Korean government still wants to preserve her as a monument, but it can all change with the new government, as people remember less and less about this tragedy.
Vessel Identification
Name:Sewol
IMO:9105205
Flag:South Korea
MMSI:440000400
Former name(s):
- Ferry Naminoue (Until 2012 Oct)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:6,586 tons
Summer DWT:3,981 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1994
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (4)

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lappino on Oct 30, 2019 02:37 (13 days ago)
Thank you for your comments.

I also don't think that the remembrance of this tragedy should be focused on the complete ferry's hull.

Here's the best documentary (imho) on the subject. I felt sad and angry at the same time, watching the inert and inept authorities doing nothing while there was still time to save large number of those who ended up perishing in the accident.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_A8dq2fA5o
Oldkayaker on Oct 29, 2019 20:56 (13 days ago)
For those of us who didn't remember this tragedy, here is a brief reminder: "...The Sewol sank on April 16 last year, killing 304 people, most of them high school students on an organised trip.

The ferry's captain, Lee Jun-Seok was found guilty of murder and was sentenced to life imprisonment..."
csaba on Oct 29, 2019 17:11 (13 days ago)
Do they really need the whole ship as a monument? All respect to the victims but wouldn't a piece of the hull with the names of those who died be more fitting? The rest of the money that would be used for maintenance of the monument could go to charity.
Vladimir on Oct 29, 2019 16:30 (13 days ago)
Thanks for sharing and explanation
RIP
Best Regards
Volodymyr
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