MS Estonia | The Estonia disaster occurred on Wednesday, 28 September 1994, between about 00:55 to 01:50 (UTC+2) as the ship was crossing the Baltic Sea, en route from Tallinn, Estonia, to Stockholm, Sweden.
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, previously MS Viking Sally (–1990), MS Silja Star (–1991), and MS Wasa King (–1993), was a cruise ferry built in 1979 at the German shipyard Meyer Werft in Papenburg. The Estonia disaster occurred on September 28, 1994 between about 00:55 to 01:50 (UTC+2) as the ship was crossing the Baltic Sea, en route from Tallinn, Estonia, to Stockholm, Sweden. She was carrying 989 passengers and crew.
MS Star Princess Cruise Ship at Sunset, Admiralty Pier CT2, Dover Harbour, Kent, England, UK. En route from Fort Lauderdale (Florida, USA) to Copenhagen (Denmark). Ship data: IMO 9192363, Callsign ZCDD6, MMSI 310361000. Owned by Carnival Corporation and PLC; Operator: Princess Cruise Line. English Channel left, Admiralty Pier right (Western Docks). A Port of Dover travel, tourism, and holiday photo. More information at http://www.panoramio.com/photo/35211116