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Simulation of a Terrifying Night - Scientists in Hamburg recently simulated the sinking of the Estonia, the 1994 Baltic Sea ferry disaster that killed 852 people. They discovered that the vessel was traveling much too fast in stormy seas and that the crew's attempts to save the ship by turning it actually caused it to capsize.

Simulation of a Terrifying Night - Scientists in Hamburg recently simulated the sinking of the Estonia, the 1994 Baltic Sea ferry disaster that killed 852 people. They discovered that the vessel was traveling much too fast in stormy seas and that the crew's attempts to save the ship by turning it actually caused it to capsize.

Went from Helsinki to Estonia breaking ice flows!  After the Iron curtain went down!

Went from Helsinki to Estonia breaking ice flows! After the Iron curtain went down!

The bow door of the MS Estonia opens for vehicle parking in preparation for its regular trip from Tallin, Estonia to Stockholm, Sweden. Near 01:00 the night of September 28, 1994, the bow door inexplicably opened during a tempest in the Baltic Sea, inverting the ship 90 degrees within 15 minutes. 852 people died, the worst peacetime disaster since the 'Titanic' in 1912.

The bow door of the MS Estonia opens for vehicle parking in preparation for its regular trip from Tallin, Estonia to Stockholm, Sweden. Near 01:00 the night of September 28, 1994, the bow door inexplicably opened during a tempest in the Baltic Sea, inverting the ship 90 degrees within 15 minutes. 852 people died, the worst peacetime disaster since the 'Titanic' in 1912.

M/S Baltic Princess (Tallink Silja) 2008

M/S Baltic Princess (Tallink Silja) 2008

MS Estonia. (launched 1980) Sank 28.09.1994. in the Baltic Sea in one of the worst maritime disasters of the 20th century. 852 lives were lost, only 137 survived; the ferry was on its way from Tallinn to Stockholm when got caught up in the storm, capsized and sank.

MS Estonia. (launched 1980) Sank 28.09.1994. in the Baltic Sea in one of the worst maritime disasters of the 20th century. 852 lives were lost, only 137 survived; the ferry was on its way from Tallinn to Stockholm when got caught up in the storm, capsized and sank.

No dia 24 de Setembro de 1.994, no  Mar Báltico, 852 pessoas morreram no naufrágio "MS ESTÔNIA".  Quando cruzava as águas agitadas, os passageiros começaram a ouvir barulhos metálicos e em poucos minutos as portas de carga quebraram, fazendo com que o deck inferior fosse inundado pouco antes dos quatro motores pararem completamente. Apenas os que estavam no deck superior conseguiram sobreviver.

Os 13 mais mortais naufrágios da história

No dia 24 de Setembro de 1.994, no Mar Báltico, 852 pessoas morreram no naufrágio "MS ESTÔNIA". Quando cruzava as águas agitadas, os passageiros começaram a ouvir barulhos metálicos e em poucos minutos as portas de carga quebraram, fazendo com que o deck inferior fosse inundado pouco antes dos quatro motores pararem completamente. Apenas os que estavam no deck superior conseguiram sobreviver.

M/S Estonia

M/S Estonia

Twenty years since sinking of the Estonia - The ship sank in 1994 in the Baltic Sea in one of the worst maritime disasters of the 20th century. It is the deadliest shipwreck disaster to have occurred in the Baltic Sea in peacetime, costing 852 lives. Most victims were from Estonia, Sweden and Finland.

Twenty years since sinking of the Estonia - The ship sank in 1994 in the Baltic Sea in one of the worst maritime disasters of the 20th century. It is the deadliest shipwreck disaster to have occurred in the Baltic Sea in peacetime, costing 852 lives. Most victims were from Estonia, Sweden and Finland.

The Roll-on/roll-off sank in heavy seas on 28 September 1994. An investigation concluded that the failure of the bow visor door allowed water from the Baltic Sea to enter the ship. 852 people were lost; 137 survived.

The Roll-on/roll-off sank in heavy seas on 28 September 1994. An investigation concluded that the failure of the bow visor door allowed water from the Baltic Sea to enter the ship. 852 people were lost; 137 survived.

The sinking of the Estonia. September 27, 1994. The ferry MS Estonia set sail on a night voyage across the Baltic Sea from the port of Tallin in Estonia to Stockholm where she was to dock at 9:30am the following morning.  She departed carrying 989 passengers and crew. A failure to lock the lock's of the ship's bow visor causes it to break away under punishing waves at 1:00am. Water floods the car decks and within 15 minutes quickly capsizes the ship. She rolls drastically to the starboard…

The sinking of the Estonia. September 27, 1994. The ferry MS Estonia set sail on a night voyage across the Baltic Sea from the port of Tallin in Estonia to Stockholm where she was to dock at 9:30am the following morning. She departed carrying 989 passengers and crew. A failure to lock the lock's of the ship's bow visor causes it to break away under punishing waves at 1:00am. Water floods the car decks and within 15 minutes quickly capsizes the ship. She rolls drastically to the starboard…

Thinking of the 852 souls that perished with the MS Estonia in 1994, including my uncle...

Thinking of the 852 souls that perished with the MS Estonia in 1994, including my uncle...

Vereinigte Staaten - Newport Rhode Island~Jamestown Ferry~"Governor Carr"~1950s Cars on Board~1956 PC

Newport Rhode Island~Jamestown Ferry~"Governor Cars on PC

Hoy 28 de septiembre se cumplen 20 años del naufragio del gran ferry Estonia en el Báltico, cuando navegaba de Tallin a Estocolmo con 989 personas a bordo. 852 perdieron la vida en el naufragio pudiendo ser recuperados únicamente algo más de 100 cuerpos de las frías aguas del Báltico.

Hoy 28 de septiembre se cumplen 20 años del naufragio del gran ferry Estonia en el Báltico, cuando navegaba de Tallin a Estocolmo con 989 personas a bordo. 852 perdieron la vida en el naufragio pudiendo ser recuperados únicamente algo más de 100 cuerpos de las frías aguas del Báltico.