152 Years Ago Today: The Worst Maritime Disaster in U.S. History by Bob | Apr 27, 2017 | Hidden History | 0 comments The sinking of the Sultana was a double tragedy, because many of the victims were former Prisoners of War. Why did the Sultana sink? Was it the result of a Confederate attack? Or was it simply greed? The Worst Maritime Disaster in US History from Cool Gus Publishing Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.