MS Estonia (Estonia) – The MS Estonia sank in heavy seas on 28 September 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.
(launched Sank in the Baltic Sea in one of the worst maritime disasters of the 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.