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A man with hydro shoes flies over the water at a beach on the Baltic Sea in Sopot on Thursday, June 7, 2012 on the eve of the Euro 2012 championships opening football match.
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A man relaxes in a beach chair at the Baltic Sea coast in Zingst, northeastern Germany, on May 2. Meteorologists forecast unsettled weather with temperatures around 10 degrees Celsius for the region.
A firefighting vessel, bottom, tries to extinguish a fire on the car ferry Lisco Gloria in the Baltic Sea, on Saturday, Oct. 9. The maritime emergencies center in Cuxhaven said that an explosion apparently occurred on the Lisco Gloria at about midnight. The Lithuanian-flagged ferry had more than 200 people on board and was traveling from the German port of Kiel to Klaipeda, Lithuania. German authorities said that all passengers and crew members have been rescued.
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In this handout provided by the German Central Command for Maritime Emergencies (Havariekommando) the Lithuanian passenger and car ferry Lisco Gloria is pictured burning following an explosion on board in the early hours of Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010 in Fehmarn, Germany. The ferry carrying 236 passangers was en route from Kiel to Klaipeda in Lithuania when an explosion occurred on the ferry's upper deck around midnight, Germany's Central Command for Maritime Emergencies said. All passengers and crew have been evacuated and returned to Kiel on board of another ferry. Around 20 people were injured, three badly enough to be taken by helicopter to hospital .
Both scenes look terrifying to me.