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M/S Estonia
MS Estonia, previously Viking Sally (1980–1990), Silja Star (–1991), and Wasa King (–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.It is the deadliest shipwreck disaster to have occurred in the Baltic Sea in peacetime, costing 852 lives. The real ship had white funnel and mast,but my model has a yellow ones,because i was really short with white parts.I hope you still like it!
About this creation


Work in progress.The ship was laid down and some building has been done.0 Deck base and sides are done.







The ship now has blue stripes and windows and 9th Deck is created.



The infamous bow visor is in place and operational in the first time.



The stern side of the 9th deck is in progress.



The ship is nearly finished.Only the rescue boats will be placed onto the deck.











"Estonia" completed in the ship yard and is prepared for launching.







"Estonia" first time outside of the shipyard.



Side view.The real ship is 155m long,but this model is 90 studs long



The stern.You can spot the detailed rail on the sun deck.




Detailed rails in closer look.




Bow and decks from bird's eye.




The infamous bow visor is raiseable on this model.




The side view while visor is open.The visor is slightly too long im afraid.



Upper sun deck with black rails.Real ship had only white rails,but i was short with whites and i used black ones instead.



Small locator in the bow,to control frontal area.



The bridge,where from the "mayday" call was sent out in 28th September in 01:22.



The helicopter patch in the upper deck.






Decks in bird's eye look.



Goodbye picture.Rest in peace all souls,who didn't survive in this tragical stormy night in 28th September 1994.RIP..



Comments

 I made it 
  November 4, 2012
Thanks everyone for nice comments!
 I like it 
  October 26, 2012
Nice sculpting. It isn΄t overly detailed, but I think you have made good use of what was available to you...
 I like it 
  October 8, 2012
I really like that main photo. The backdrop you picked is just great. It looks like the ship is really floating. Nice details on the ship too.
 I like it 
  October 7, 2012
A good looking ship built from "real" bricks. I think that the yellow funnel & mast look fine, as they are both yellow.
 I like it 
  October 7, 2012
An amazing way to use a big stack of basic bricks - a really nice ship and a fitting tribute. Very well done.
 I like it 
  October 7, 2012
That's a great MOC. You managed to put in many details, not too easy at this scale.
 I like it 
  October 7, 2012
Amazing Patrick, you have outdone yourself here, a truly amazing vessel and a very nice tribute to all of those unfortunate souls. You wouldn't catch me taking a journey on a ship, the deep blue sea scares me. I'd rather fly like a bird than swim like a fish lol
 I like it 
  October 7, 2012
A wonderful moc and tribute - RIP. Love the opening rear visor, and the bridge is excellent. The whole thing is excellent.
 I like it 
  October 7, 2012
Very nice MOC, I like the railings and that bow that opens up. Very thoughtful bit at the end, too.
 
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