REMEMBER WINTER IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC 40 YEARSAGO

REMEMBER WINTER IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC 40 YEARS AGO

40 years ago the m.s. München, a German LASH carrier of the Hapag-Lloyd line sank with all hands for unknown reasons in a severe storm in December 1978. This is the story of that tragedy and the tugs and ships that searched for her. The most accepted theory is that one or more rogue waves hit the München and damaged her, so that she drifted for 33 hours with a list of 50 degrees without electricity or propulsion.

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