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The Wreck of the Costa Concordia

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On the night of Friday, January 13, the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia, with more than 3,200 passengers and 1,000 crew members on board, struck a reef, keeled over, and partially sank off Isola del Giglio, Italy. Six people are now confirmed dead, including two French passengers and one Peruvian crew member, apparently after jumping into the chilly Mediterranean waters after the wreck. Fourteen more people still remain missing, as search and rescue teams continue their efforts to find survivors. The incident occurred only hours into the cruise, and passengers had not yet undergone any lifeboat drills -- that plus the severe list of the ship made evacuation chaotic and frightening. Captain Francesco Schettino has been arrested on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship. Gathered here are images of the Costa Concordia, as efforts are still underway to find the fourteen passengers that remain missing. [27 photos]

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View of the Costa Concordia taken on January 14, 2012, after the cruise ship ran aground and keeled over off the Isola del Giglio. Five passengers drowned and about 15 still remain missing after the Italian ship with some 4,200 people on board ran aground. The Costa Concordia was on a trip around the Mediterranean when it apparently hit a reef near the island of Giglio on Friday, only a few hours into its voyage, as passengers were sitting down for dinner. (Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images)
View of the Costa Concordia taken on January 14, 2012, after the cruise ship ran aground and keeled over off the Isola del Giglio. Five passengers drowned and about 15 still remain missing after the Italian ship with some 4,200 people on board ran aground. The Costa Concordia was on a trip around the Mediterranean when it apparently hit a reef near the island of Giglio on Friday, only a few hours into its voyage, as passengers were sitting down for dinner. (Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images)
This photo acquired by the Associated Press from a passenger of the luxury ship that ran aground off the coast of Tuscany shows fellow passengers wearing life-vests on board the Costa Concordia as they wait to be evacuated, on Saturday, January 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Courtesy from tourist aboard the ship) #
The luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia leans after it ran aground off the coast of the Isola del Giglio island, Italy, early Saturday, January 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Giglionews.it, Giorgio Fanciulli) #
Passengers of the Costa Concordia arrive at Porto Santo Stefano on January 14, 2012, after the cruise ship ran aground and keeled over the night before. Some of the passengers jumped into the icy waters. The ship was on a cruise in the Mediterranean, leaving from Savona with planned stops in Civitavecchia, Palermo, Cagliari, Palma, Barcelona and Marseille," the company said. (Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images) #
A survivor of the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia, arrives at the harbor, in Marseille, southern France, on January 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Claude Paris) #
The Costa Concordia, off the west coast of Italy at Giglio island, on January 14, 2012. (Reuters/ Italian Guardia di Finanza) #
The Costa Concordia leans on its side after running aground, on January 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) #
Gashes in the hull of the Costa Concordia, off the west coast of Italy, on January 14, 2012. (Reuters/Stringer) #
Firefighters on a dinghy examine a large rock emerging from the side of the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia, the day after it ran aground on Sunday, January 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Andrea Sinibaldi, Lapresse) #
The Costa Concordia, surrounded by smaller boats, on Saturday, January 14, 2012, after running aground. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) #
An evening view of the Costa Concordia, on January 15, 2012 in the harbor of the Tuscan island of Giglio. (Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images) #
A rescue boat points a light at the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia leaning on its side on January 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) #
Italian firefighters climb on the Costa Concordia on January 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) #
Firemen inspect the Costa Concordia on January 15, 2012. (Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images) #
Rescuers check the sea near the Costa Concordia on January 15, 2012, after the cruise ship ran aground the night before. (Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images) #
People look at the deck chairs piled on the deck of the leaning Costa Concordia, on January 15, 2012, after the cruise ship ran aground on January 13. (Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images) #
Partially submerged cabins of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, photographed on January 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) #
An Italian firefighter helicopter lifts a passenger from the cruise ship Costa Concordia on January 15, 2012. Firefighters worked Sunday to rescue the crew member with a suspected broken leg from the overturned hulk of the luxury cruise liner, 36 hours after it ran aground. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) #
Divers inspect the Costa Concordia on January 15, 2012. (Filippo Monteforte/AFP/Getty Images) #
Italian Coast guard personnel pass on the black box of the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia, on January 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) #
Costa Concordia cruise liner captain Francesco Schettino (right) is escorted by a Carabinieri in Grosseto, Italy, on January 14, 2012. Schettino, the captain of the Italian cruise liner that ran aground off Italy's west coast, was arrested on the charges of multiple manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship, police said. (Reuters/Enzo Russo/ANSA) #
The Costa Concordia, off the west coast of Italy at Giglio island, on January 14, 2012. (Reuters/Stringer) #
In this underwater photo taken on January 13 and released by the Italian Coast Guard on January 16, 2012, a view of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, after it ran aground near the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy.(AP Photo/Italian Coast Guard) #
A breach is seen on the body of the cruise ship Costa Concordia in this underwater photo released by the Italian Coast Guard on January 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Italian Coast Guard) #
An Italian Coast guard diver inspects the wreckage of the Costa Concordia on January 16, 2012. Over-reliance on electronic navigation systems and a failure of judgement by the captain are seen as possible reasons for one of the worst cruise liner disasters of all time, maritime specialists say. (Reuters/Guardia Costiera) #
An Italian Coast guard diver inspects inside the Costa Concordia cruise ship on January 16, 2012.(Reuters/Guardia Costiera) #
An Italian Coast guard diver swims through debris inside the partially-submerged Costa Concordia, on January 16, 2012. Rescuers resumed a search of the hulk of a giant cruise liner off the west coast of Italy on Monday after bad weather forced them to halt operations, but hopes were fading of finding more survivors. (Reuters/Guardia Costiera) #

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