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The Story of the "Mary Celeste"

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Intriguing unsolved riddle of famed 19th-century "ghost ship" abandoned on high seas by captain, crew, and passengers, with only signs that the ship had been abandoned in haste. Author dispels many misconceptions and theories (storms, piracy, mutiny, icebergs) with convincing arguments and careful documentation.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published August 1st 1988 by Dover Publications
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Swen Larsen
Dec 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
My father recommended this book. Apparently, we owe our existence to this book, as the first mate aboard this ship was engaged to and on his way to marry my great-grandmother in Denmark. Had he not disappeared in this still unsolved mystery, she would never have later married my great-grandfather!
Apparently, this is the definitive work on the subject and is a fascinating case. My personal belief is that for fear of an explosion because of the buildup of fumes below deck, they opened the hatches,
Gregg McNeill
Jan 30, 2012 rated it really liked it
This is a very detailed account of what happened to this most famous of ghost ships. The court records are especially enlightening. I was using this book as research for a documentary.
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