GIGLIO ISLAND, ITALY - 25 August 2013: Elio Vincenzi, the 65 years old husband of the missing and presumed dead Costa Concordia cruise ship passenger Mariagrazia Trecarichi, is here on a boat before diving by Le Scole (the rocks struck by the Costa Concordia that caused the shipwreck) where he will place flowers by an un underwater statue of the Virgin Mary in memory of his wife, in Giglio Island, Italy, on August 25th 2013.
On 13 January 2012 at about 9:45 pm, in calm seas and overcast weather, under command of Captain Francesco Schettino, Costa Concordia struck a rock in the Tyrrhenian Sea just off the eastern shore of Isola del Giglio. Of the 3,229 passengers and 1,023 crew known to have been aboard, 30 people died, and two more passengers are missing and presumed dead, inclusding Mrs Trecarichi. Mariagrazia Trecarichi had survived two cancers and decided to celebrate her 50th birthday on the Costa Concordia.
- ©2013 Gianni Cipriano
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