The sinking of the Estonia

According to Langewiesche, what can we really trust about our understanding of the sinking of the Estonia? And, after reading both Chapter 4 and Chapter 5 of The Outlaw Sea, what does Langewiesche want us to gain from our exposure to all the facets of the Estonia’s sinking and investigations? According to The Outlaw Sea, what can we know about what really happened to the Estonia? More importantly, what are the multiple factors that contributed to the confusions over what really happened to the Estonia? Pay attention to the direct and indirect causes of our lack of full knowledge according to Langewiesche. And, more importantly, what is Langewiesche attempting to do for us by educating us so thoroughly on this complex and sometimes confusing material?