Scores missing in ferry sinking

A ferry carrying people, on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off the South Korean coast yesterday. Route of ferry service
0 MILES 120

NORTH KOREA

Yellow Sea

Seoul Incheon

The ferry sent a distress call at about 9 a.m. Vessel drifted
0 MILES 30

SOUTH KOREA

Detail
PEOPLE

Ferry was three hours from its destination
CAPACITY

Jeju

CARRYING

TOP LEVEL MIDDLE BOTTOM

7 353 87

11 484 426

The ferry could carry a maximum of 921 people, 180 vehicles.

Vehicles/Freight

Vessel: 480 feet long
SOURCES: YONHAP NEWS AGENCY; SOUTH KOREA MARITIME MINISTRY

Statue of Liberty 305 feet

AP / NEWSDAY

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