Pierre Gregoire – Costa Co13ncordia Sinking, Carnival’s Costa Concordia – January 13, 2012, Time of Death 9:45-4:00.
Pierre Gregoire, 69, from France died aboard Carnival Corp’s, Costa Cruises’ Costa Concordia when the cruise ship grounded off the coast of Giglio, Italy on Friday the 13, January 13, 2012.
Pierre Gregoire was on the cruise with his sister Jeannette Gannard. Gregoire was suppose to take the cruise with his wife. She passed away before the cruise. So, Gannard went on the cruise in the place of Gregoire’s wife.
The captain of Concordia (Francesco Schettino) took the cruise ship too close to shore, it grounded on a reef, ripping a massive hole in the hull of the ship, leaving a huge rock embedded in the hull. Lower compartments began to flood, causing the ship to list severely.