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Sinking of the Estonia(Read 1818 times)
Sinking of the Estonia on: October 05, 2020, 09:39:06 am
The  Estonia went down on a stormy night in the Baltic 26 years ago. It was said at the time that the storm ripped the bow doors off,  a pretty alarming thought. However new research suggests that there is another explanation. See the article below

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/04/maybe-now-well-get-some-answers-film-maker-challenges-official-story-of-estonia-ferry-disaster



Re: Sinking of the Estonia Reply #1 on: October 05, 2020, 03:06:07 pm
I read an interesting book a few years ago about the sinking. It's by Drew Wilson and it's called "The Hole". It put forward the theory that the ship had a hole that was caused by either a collision or an explosion. Worth a read if you get the chance. 



Re: Sinking of the Estonia Reply #2 on: October 05, 2020, 06:06:48 pm
The  Estonia went down on a stormy night in the Baltic 26 years ago. It was said at the time that the storm ripped the bow doors off,  a pretty alarming thought. However new research suggests that there is another explanation. See the article below

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/oct/04/maybe-now-well-get-some-answers-film-maker-challenges-official-story-of-estonia-ferry-disaster
The reality is it didn't provide anything new and the conspiracy theories continue to be riddled with illogicalities. The disaster was unimaginable but the cause most probably wasn't.



Re: Sinking of the Estonia Reply #3 on: October 05, 2020, 06:21:59 pm
Is it possible to watch this documentary anywhere online?



Re: Sinking of the Estonia Reply #4 on: December 26, 2020, 11:17:12 am
The five part Estonia Documentary is available on Discovery+ , the new subscription service 5 euro a month/ 35 for the year and comes with a 14 day trial period available in your App Store. (Free if you have SkyQ)

Worth a look if only to remind ourselves that when things go wrong at sea the consequences are devastating.
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