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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This dusty forecourt close to Swadlincote in Derbyshire is the motoring equivalent of the Mary Celeste.
That left the club as the football equivalent of the Mary Celeste, drifting aimlessly in choppy waters.
1872: The American brig Mary Celeste was found drifting in the Atlantic, her crew missing.
"Days after Rangers pulled in 40,000 plus against Bury - while Brazil-Belgium was live on TV - and welcomed over 49,000 against Shkupi, Parkhead was like the Mary Celeste against Standard Liege."
THE FACT MASTER KNOWS WHAT HAPPENED AND WHEN | December 5 DISCOVERED adrift on the Atlantic this day in 1872 was "Ghost Ship" the Mary Celeste. Her cargo was all intact but her captain, passengers and crew, were nowhere to be seen and to this day their disappearance remains a mystery.
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. This irresistible combination of suspense and history also serves as an introduction to the advances in technology that may help to uncover what really happened in each unsolved mystery.
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. This irresistible combination of suspense and history also serves as an introduction to the advances in technology that may help to uncover what really happened in each unsolved mystery.
Mary Celeste (1 Rue Commines) has wonderful cocktails and serves great small plates (try the devilled eggs).