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Tallinn, Harjumaa Maakond, Estonia
 

Mälestusmärk “Katkenud Liin” / “Broken Line”

M/S Estonia Memorial

 
 
<i>Malestusmark “Katkenud Liin”/ “Broken Line” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Grace C. Miller, May 28, 2012
1. Malestusmark “Katkenud Liin”/ “Broken Line” Marker
Inscription.
Malestusmark “Katkenud Liin”
Parvlaeva ESTONIA katastroofis
28. septembril 1994.aastal
Hukkunud 852 inimesele.


“Broken Line”
In memory of
the 852 people who lost their
lives in the ESTONIA
passenger ferry catastrophe
on 28 September 1994.
 
Erected 1996.
 
Location. 59° 26.53′ N, 24° 45.113′ E. Marker is in Tallinn, Harjumaa Maakond. Marker is on Rannamäe tee just east of Pikk Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is outside the old Tallinn city wall, on the parkway southeast of Pikk Street and the “Fat Margaret” tower - in the direction of the Tallinn passenger ship terminal. Marker is in this post office area: Tallinn, Harjumaa Maakond 10146, Estonia.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Polish Submarine "ORZEŁ" - September 1939 (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); British Royal Navy in the Estonian War of Independence (about 150 meters away); Mustpeade Maja (approx. half a kilometer away); Suurgildi Hoone (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Tallinn Town Hall - Anno 1404
M/S <i>Estonia</i> Memorial image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
2. M/S Estonia Memorial
The Katkenud liin ("Broken line") monument to victims of the M/S Estonia's 1994 sinking (see w:en:M/S Estonia). The missing middle part represents the sudden end of the lives of the victims. It is in located in Tallinn, Estonia, and by Riho Luuse and Jaan Saar, completed in September 28 1996. There is another M/S Estonia victims monument in Sweden, and the ship on the Baltic Sea floor in Finland in an international monument.
(approx. 0.7 kilometers away); The Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Residence of Konstantin Päts (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Toompea Loss (approx. 1.1 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallinn.
 
Also see . . .
1. Panoramio.com: photo by Stan Robertson. - the marker and its associated "Broken Line" MS Estonia Memorial monument in background. (Submitted on November 24, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 

2. MS Estonia. (Submitted on November 24, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. artists: Villu Jaanisoo and Jorma Mukala; cruise-ferry; motor ship; M/S Estonia Memorial
 
Categories. DisastersNotable EventsWaterways & Vessels
 
<i>Mälestusmärk “Katkenud Liin”</i> / “Broken Line” - image. Click for full size.
By Grace C. Miller, May 28, 2012
3. Mälestusmärk “Katkenud Liin” / “Broken Line” -
M/S Estonia Memorial
<i>Paks Margareeta</i>, the landmark "Fat Margaret" tower image. Click for full size.
By Grace C. Miller, May 28, 2012
4. Paks Margareeta, the landmark "Fat Margaret" tower
- viewed from outside Tallinn's medieval city wall, near the "Broken Line" marker.
The Viru Street gateway to the old walled city of Tallinn image. Click for full size.
By Grace C. Miller, May 28, 2012
5. The Viru Street gateway to the old walled city of Tallinn
- west of the "Broken Line" Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 596 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3. submitted on December 17, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on November 24, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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