"It was a collision with something large enough to create a four-meter long hole." MS Estonia, previously Viking Sally (1980–1990), Silja Star (1990–1991), and Wasa King (1991–1993), was a cruise ferry built in 1979/80 at the German shipyard Meyer Werft in Papenburg.The ship sank in 1994 in the Baltic Sea in one of the worst maritime disasters of the 20th century. A 1997 investigation found that the ship's bow door locks had failed in a storm. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. In the early hours of 28th September 1994, the MS Estonia, a car, and passenger ferry, en route from Tallinn to Stockholm, sank in the Baltic Sea off Finland’s coast. The MS Estonia went down in just one hour on Sept. 28, 1994. Many witnesses tells of a loud bang, iron against iron, plus MV Estonia slowed briefly, when a boat loses speed with a knot in a few milliseconds, it … Photo by Aftonbladet. An underwater image taken from the new documentary shows a hole in the hull of the sunken ferry MS Estonia ... A total of 852 people drowned when the passenger and car ferry MS Estonia … The 3 marks on the port side has arisen from 3 guns probably, one of the guns made a hole in the MV Estonia hull on the bow visor. A ghostly silhouette looms in front of the camera. A hole in the MS Estonia hull as revealed by the footage in the new documentary by Henrik Evertsson. A new documentary that premieres on Swedish and Norwegian TV channels shows that the wreck of the sunken cruise ferry, MS Estonia, has a large hole in the hull; the finding is serious enough for the Estonian government to announce a new “technical investigation” into the disaster. Now the filmmakers behind a new mini series say they've found a previously unreported four-metre hole in the hull of the wreck. Estonia researcher: The hole in the bottom of the ship has been talked about for at least twenty years, but it has not been found before - the damage came when the sea hit. In an interview with ETV, Kurm said he is 'shocked' by the finding, which for him means that the ship "did not sink because of a bow visor breaking." The sinking of the MS Estonia remains the worst European peacetime maritime disaster, and the second worst maritime disaster involving a European made boat since the Titanic.. The MS Estonia ferry sank as it was crossing from Tallinn to Stockholm in September 1994, killing 852 people. News/Politics 2020-09-29T14:29:58.072Z. “If there is new information, we need to look into it and clear up any questions,” the Swedish home affairs minister, Mikael Damberg, said at a press conference on 18 December, according to Reuters. Now a mini-submarine 4. For 25 years, the MS Estonia and hundreds of people who went down with it have lain undisturbed in the icy depths of the Baltic. "The most likely cause is that Estonia collided with a submarine," he added. Hear the experts' three theories about the hole in Estonia .