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  • Today I Discovered: The Ghost Ship, Mary Celeste

    On December 5, 1872, the American merchant ship, Mary Celeste was found adrift in the Atlantic Ocean. Floating serenely on the water, the vessel was completely abandoned – the sails were partly set and some were missing altogether, the hull was waterlogged but not excessively so and a lifeboat was missing. The last entry in…