Take a look back at history's worst oil disasters.
4. Atlantic Empress/Aegean Captain (90 million gallons) -- On July 19, 1979, two gigantic supertankers collided off the Caribbean island of Little Tobago during a tropical rainstorm. The accident killed 26 crew members and dumped millions of gallons of crude oil into the sea.
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