Flying Dutchman


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Flying Dutchman

sea captain condemned to sail unceasingly because he had invoked the Devil’s aid in a storm. [Maritime legend: Brewer Dictionary]
See: Curse

Flying Dutchman

ghost ship off Cape of Good Hope; sighting it forbodes disaster. [Folklore: Brewer Note-Book, 335]
See: Ghost

Flying Dutchman

ominous spectral ship; seen in storms off Cape of Good Hope. [Marine Folklore: LLEI, I: 285]

Flying Dutchman

spectral ship doomed to eternal wandering. [Marine Folklore: Benét, 355]
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