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The Sinking of Estonia in 1994 in the Baltic Sea in one of the worst maritime disasters of the 20th century. 852 lives lost.


MS Estonia (Estonia) – The MS Estonia sank in heavy seas on 28 September 1994. An investigation claimed that the failure of the bow visor door allowed water from the Baltic Sea to enter the ship. The accident claimed 852 lives. Only 137 survived.


Sinking of MS Estonia 28 September 1994. The photographer used camera flash to signal help accidentally capturing another man sitting on the capsized hull. The sinking claimed 852 lives. [368 x 240]

The Deadliest Maritime Disaster - Sinking of the MS Estonia in 1994 (en route from Tallinn, Estonia to Stockholm, Sweden) 20 years ago from September 27, 2014 - I have friends who lost someone in that disaster and I also met a survivor of that disaster (47 minutes)