Russel Terence Rebello – Costa Concordia Sinking, Carnival’s Costa Concordia – January 13, 2012, Time of Death 9:45-4:00
Russel Terence Rebello 33, from the Naigaon area of Mumbai, India was listed as a crew member, a waiter, who worked aboard Carnival Corp’s, Costa Cruises’ Costa Concordia when he died after the cruise ship grounded off the coast of Giglio, Italy on Friday the 13, January 13, 2012.
Rebello helped passengers into lifejackets and into lifeboats, he himself left without either. He died aboard Concordia a hero. He was married and had a 3-year-old son.
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.