If you indulge in ghost stories, you can’t miss the following facts about mysterious ghost ships around the world. Let’s read to know more about their strange and seemingly unexplainable secrets.
In December 1872, Mary Celeste was found floating in the Atlantic Ocean. The merchant ship was in good condition with its cargo and untouched valuables on the way to the Straits of Gibraltar. It was packed with food and water for six months. However, passengers as well as crew members completely disappeared.
The story about the ship Mary Celeste is still considered as the greatest maritime mysteries of all time.
Carroll A. Deering
Carroll A. Deering, a five-masted commercial schooner, was built by G.G. Deering Company in 1919. In 1921, it was seen in Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. All the crew was nowhere to be found. The Deering is thought to be an example of the mysteries of the Bermuda Triangle.
Scientists have never come up with an official explanation about this ship
MV Joyita left Samoa, South Pacific with the crew of 16 members and 9 passengers onboard. It includes medical supplies, timber, food and empty oil drums. However, Tokelau notified that the ship did arrive at the port as schedule. The ship disappeared in the South Pacific with passengers and the entire crew.
Some believe that the captain was injured or killed and that the passengers and crew felt they had no choice but to abandon the ship
High Aim 6
High Aim 6 left Liuchiu Port, southern Taiwan on October 31st, 2002 and was found drifting in Australian waters on January 8th, 2003. The ship was registered in Taiwan but with the flag of Indonesia. The only crew member claimed that the captain and engineer were murdered, but motivation and process of the rebellion was still a mystery.
The Taiwanese ship was found drifting in Australian waters without its crew in 2003
Bel Amica was spotted off the coast of the island of Sardinia with no crew on board on August 24th, 2006. This ghost ship contained a half-eaten meal, French maps for North African seas, and a pile of clothes and a flag of Luxembourg. . It was reported that the ship was not registered in any country. Then it was soon revealed to belong to a Luxembourg man named Franc Rouayrux.
Its owner likely didn’t register it for tax evasion purposes
The Jian Seng
Australia’s patrol aircraft detected Jian Seng in the Gulf of Carpentaria, northern Australia in 2006. Australian Customs officials couldn’t find evidence of recent human activity at all. Since they could not determine its owner, the Jian Seng was intentionally sunken on April 21st, 2006.
The Jian Seng was spotted drifting into uncharted waters near Queensland, Australia in 2006
Kaz II, known as the ghost yacht, was found drifting off the coast of northern Australia on April 18th, 2007. The disappearance of three sailors was described as a mystery. Officials said the yacht was still performing well. Food was set out on the table, a laptop was open and still turned on, all of the boat’s emergency systems were fully functional and life jackets hung neatly on their hooks.
Kaz II was spotted drifting off the coast of northern Australia on April 18th, 2007
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