Mary Celeste


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Mary Celeste

brigantine found drifting with no hands aboard. [Br. Folklore: Leach, 683]

Mary Celeste

ship found in mid-Atlantic with sails set, crew missing (1872). [Br. Hist.: Espy, 337]
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1872: The American brig Mary Celeste was found drifting in the Atlantic, her crew missing.
This book presents six compelling true stories about some of the world's most bewildering disappearances, such as the escape of three prisoners from Alcatraz prison and the disappearance of the SS Mary Celeste.
Except for an occasional creaking rope or the flapping of a wind-whipped sail, the Mary Celeste drifted along in ghostly silence.
It was destined to remain a secret, the railway-that-never-was, the Mary Celeste of the metro.
Among the ships often listed among the mysteriously disappeared are the Mary Celeste (1872), the Marine tanker ship Sulphur Queen (1963) with 39 men aboard, and the nuclear-powered submarine Scorpion (1968) with a 99-person crew.
In her newest book, Elizabeth MacLeod presents six compelling true stories about some of the world's most bewildering disappearances, such as the three prisoners who escaped Alcatraz prison and the disappearance of the SS Mary Celeste.
Mary Celeste (1 Rue Commines) has wonderful cocktails and serves great small plates (try the devilled eggs).
1872 THE Mary Celeste, which had left New York the month before, was found abandoned off the Azores.
He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularizing the mystery of the Mary Celeste.
Veteran actress Britt Ekland knows what she wants to do if she ever suffers from dementia "Now it is like the Mary Celeste after 3pm on a Friday.