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08/04/1990 A fire breaks out on the passenger ferry Scandinavian Star

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Scandinavian Star - The fire investigation (english version)

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From the archives - Scandinavian Star fire reconstruction

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Oslo City - Scandinavian Star fire tragedy - Memorial to passengers who lost their lives - monument

The fire aboard the ship Scandinavian Star that killed 159 people was professionally and wilfully set by two members of the crew. The Bahamas-flagged Scandinavia Star was sailing from Olso, Norway to Denmark when two separate fires broke out, eventually engulfing the ferry in thick smoke.
    • Essentials 

    • History 

    • Fire 

    • Investigation 

    • Salvage and later service 

    • Memorial