Ghost ships, still plowing the oceans

• ghost ship, still plowing the oceans

For centuries sailors told each other stories about the ghost ship, whose crew vanished into the depths of the sea. These dark legends are without the most that neither is a real basis: from the Flying Dutchman to Lyubov Orlova - such ships actually exist. We have decided to recall the history of the ships which still roam the world's oceans under the leadership of visionary team.

Ghost ships, still plowing the oceans

Maria Celeste

Perhaps one of the most famous ghost ships. This brigantine, with a displacement of 282 tons and a length of 31 meters, was originally wore the nickname "Amazon" and was considered cursed since the day her first captain fell overboard, and during the first voyage. The ship changed its name, but not destiny: the new-found "Mary Celeste" is missing in the oceans in 1872. A month later, the brigantine found: things sailors in their seats, children's toys on the floor, the cargo in the hold of alcohol. Needless to say, that none of the crew members on board was not? So far, none of the versions of the missing persons have not been fully explained what had happened. None other than paranormal.

Ghost ships, still plowing the oceans

Kaz II

This 12-meter catamaran, which was used as a fishing vessel, disappeared in 2007 in the north-east coast of Australia. However, the lists of missing ships yacht was listed briefly. After a week of "Kaz II" found near the Great Barrier Reef. catamaran engine still worked; Moreover, in the wardroom rescuers found a table - but none of the three crew members. On the assurances of the rescuers, they had to leave the catamaran on the high seas on board as they felt an inexplicable panic.

Ghost ships, still plowing the oceans

Orang Medan

The history of the Dutch ship "Orang Medan" began with a frightening radio. Captains of several merchant ships with horror heard: "SOS! Ship "Orang Medan". The ship continues to follow its course. Maybe already dead all the members of our crew. I'm dying". On the side of the ship rose English sailors who discovered the dead team. On the faces of the people stopped the expression of unspeakable terror. As soon as the British left the "Orang Medan," he burst into flames, then exploded and sank.

Ghost ships, still plowing the oceans

Lyubov Orlova

Ordinary, unremarkable two-deck cruise liner, the fate of which is interesting the audience (especially the British) right at this moment. And all because of the missing back in 2010, "Orlov" today suddenly discovered the coast of Scotland. Instead, the team ruled by a gang of ship rats cannibals - is not it, reminiscent of Stevenson? In 1999 the ship was sold to the American cruise company Quark Expeditions, which in 2010 sold the ship for scrap, then "Lyubov Orlova" lost in the storm, and now, the long-suffering liner decided in the end, hit the beach.

Ghost ships, still plowing the oceans

Seabird

In July 1850 the inhabitants of the small village Istons Beach, located in Rhode Island, suddenly noticed a sailboat in the sea, flying at full speed right on the cliffs. "Seabird" (and it was he) is stuck on a sandbank, which allowed local climb aboard. Many of them later regretted the decision: despite the seething galley pots and plates of food in the mess, people on a sailboat was not. However, living thing still remains: in one of the cabins, berth, rescuers found the trembling dog in horror. This witness, of course, could not tell us anything. Investigation into the causes of the disappearance of the crew of "Seabird" turned out to be a waste of time.