10 Most Mysterious Phantom Ship, and the Mystical

The Caleuche:

One of the most famous legends of mythology describes Caleuche Chilota southern Chile, a ghost ship that appears every night on the nearby island of Chiloe. According to local legend, the ship is aware that such a display state waters around the area, bringing with him the spirit of all those who have drowned in the sea. When he saw, which said striking Caleuche beautiful and sunny, and always accompanied by the party music sound and people laugh. After appearing for a few moments, the ship was later said to disappear or drown themselves under water. Chilota According to mythology, the spirits who were called to a sinking ship by Sirena Chilota, which Pincoya, and Picoy, three Chilota "water spirit" which is similar to a mermaid. After the ship ghost ship, which sank to say in order to continue their lives like before they die.

SS Valencia:

SS Valencia's ships that sank off the coast of Vancouver, British Columbia in 1906. The ship was experiencing bad weather near Cape Mendocino, and after drifting course, hit a rock and began taking water. The crew immediately began lowering the boat holds 108 passengers on the ship into the water, but some of this upside down, and one just disappeared. In Valencia finally sunk, and only 37 of about 180 people on board survived. Five months later, a fisherman claimed he had found a life raft with eight skeleton in a cave near future. Search launched, but did not find anything. Thanks to a dramatic end, Valencia eventually became the source of the ghost ship stories. Sailors would often claim they can see the ghosts of the steamer floated near the reef in Pachena Point, and to this day the ship is a source of theory and often wild ghost ship sightings. In a strange, 27 years after the sinking of Valencia, one of the raft was found floating peacefully near Barkley Sound. The "ghost raft" was said to be in exceptional condition, and even still has most of original paint layers.

Ourang Field:

The story of Medan Ourang began in 1947, when two American ships receive emergency calls while navigating the Strait of Malacca, off the coast of Malaysia. The caller introduced himself as a member of the crew Ourang Medan, a Dutch ship, and should state that the captain of the ship and crew are all dead or dying. Messages become jumbled and strange before weakening and ending with the words: "I die." Ships quickly ran to the scene to assist. When they arrived, they found that Ourang Medan no damage, but that the whole crew, even the dog was already dead, their bodies and their faces locked in a pose and expression of fear, and many pointed to something that was not there. Before the rescuers can investigate further, a mysterious ship caught fire, and they had to evacuate. Soon after, Medan Ourang said to have exploded and then sank. While the details and the whole truth of the story Medan Ourang still much debated, there are several proposed theories about what might have caused the death of the crew members. The most popular is that the ship was illegally transporting illegal nitroglycerin or similar nerve agents, which are not completely safe and leak out into the air. Others, meanwhile, have claimed the ship was a victim UFO attack or some kind of paranormal events.

Carroll A Deering:

Perhaps the most famous ghost ship from the East coast is the Carroll A. Deering, a schooner which foundered near Cape Hatteras, North Carolina in 1921. The ship had just returned from a trip to deliver coal commercially in South America, and was last seen in the south of Hatteras by a lightship near Cape Lookout. It was stranded on the famous Diamond Shoals, an area famous for causing the wreck, and sat there for several days before any help could reach it. When they arrived, the Coast Guard found that the ship was completely abandoned. Navigation equipment and a notebook is lost, as well as two lifeboats, but otherwise there are no any signs of fraud. A massive investigation by the U.S. administration was followed, which found that several other ships have mysteriously disappeared around the same time. Several proposed theories ultimately, the most popular is that the victims of a pirate ship or rumrunners. Others suggest that it may be the cause of the rebellion, as the first couple Deering known to bear some animosity toward the Captain, but no proof has even been found. Mystery surrounding the ghost ship has been encouraging wild speculation, and many argue that the paranormal activity may have been responsible, citing the ship through the Bermuda Triangle known as evidence that such a phenomenon of another world may be to blame.

The Baychimo:

One of the most astonishing cases from real life about Baychimo ghost ship, a cargo ship that was abandoned and left floating in the sea near Alaska for nearly forty years. The ship was owned by Hudson's Bay Company, and was launched in the early 1920s and used to trade pelts and feathers with Inuit in northern Canada. But in 1931, Baychimo became trapped in pack ice near Alaska, and after many attempts to break free, the crew eventually flown out of the area to a safe place. After a heavy snow storm, the ship managed to escape from the ice, but it was badly damaged and abandoned by the Hudson Bay Company, who thinks it will not last the winter. Amazingly, Baychimo successful survive, and for 38 years, it remained floating in the waters of Alaska. The ship became a kind of local legend, and is often seen floating aimlessly near the frozen pack ice by Eskimos and other vessels. We climbed a few times, but weather conditions always make the rescue almost impossible. The Baychimo was last seen in 1969, once again frozen in the ice of Alaska, but has since disappeared. The ship was believed to have drowned in the early years, but recently several expeditions have been launched in almost 80 years now looking for a ghost ship.


Although now considered more legend than anything, the story of Octavius remains one of the most famous of all ghost ship story. The story dates back to 1775, when it is said that a whaler called the Herald stumbled across Octavius floating aimlessly off the coast of Greenland. Crewmembers from the Herald up Octavius, where they found the bodies of the crew and passengers of all frozen by the arctic cold. Most prominently, the crew found the ship's captain was still sitting at his desk, mid completing a log entry from 1762, which means that Octavius had been floating for 13 years. According to legend, he finally discovered that the captain had risked to make a quick return to England from the East through the Northwest Passage, but that the ships had become trapped in ice. If true, this would mean that Octavius had completed part of the Atlantic as a ghost ship, its crew and captain of the long dead are exposed to the elements
The Joyita:

The Joyita was a fisherman and boat rental found abandoned in the South Pacific in 1955. The ship, along with 25 passengers and crew, was on a trip to Tokelau Islands when something happens, and not until hours later that the Joyita late reported and rescue efforts launched. A massive air search conducted, but failed to find the missing ship, and not until five weeks later that the Joyita stumble upon merchant ship drifted about 600 miles from its original course. There are no signs of the passengers, crew, cargo, or a life raft, and the ship was pretty badly damaged and listing to one side. Further examination by the authorities discovered that the ship radio tuned to the universal distress signal, and the search of the deck to find a doctor bag and some bloody bandages. None of the crew or passengers are never seen again, and the mystery of what happened has not been revealed. The most popular theory is that the pirates killed the passengers and threw their bodies into the sea, but other claims including everything from the insurgency and kidnapping insurance fraud.

Lady Lovibond:

England has a long tradition of legends about the ghost ship, and the Lady Lovibond is probably the most famous. As the story goes, the captain of the Lady Lovibond, Simon Peel, had just married, and decided to take the boat on a cruise ship to celebrate. He brought his new bride, will take place along the long voyage to the belief that bringing a woman on board the boat is bad luck-and sail on February 13, 1748. Unfortunately for Peel, his first mate, also falls in love with his new wife, and after watching the celebrations, people become angry and overwhelmed with jealousy and intentionally directing the boat to turn off Goodwind Sands, a sand bar known for causing a boating accident. Lady Lovibond sank, killing all passengers. As legends go, since Lady Lovibond accident can be seen sailing in the waters around the Kent every 50 years. It is seen in the year 1798 by several different boat captain, as well as in the years 1848 and 1898, when it should have seemed so real that some ships, thinking it was a ship in distress, actually sent the raft to help it. Lady Lovibond again seen in 1948, and while there are no confirmed sightings in the last year in 1998, continues to be one of the most famous legend of a ghost ship in Europe.

The Mary Caleste:

No doubt the most famous of all real-life ghost ship Mary Celeste is a merchant ship found in homeless and adrift in the Atlantic Ocean in 1872. The ship was in seaworthy condition, with all of the screen was still awake and full of food stores in the cargo hold, but his boat, the captain of the log book and, more importantly, the entire crew, disappeared mysteriously. There are no signs of struggle, and personal belongings of crew and cargo of more than 1500 barrels of alcohol was touched, apparently rule out the possibility of piracy as an explanation. In the years since the discovery of a strange, a number of theories have been proposed about the possible fate of Mary Celeste's crew. These include that their passengers were killed by tornado, that the crew rebelled, or even eating flour contaminated with fungi carry all passengers to hallucinate and become crazy. Theory most likely remain that the storm or some kind of technical problems led to prematurely leave the ship in a lifeboat crew, and that they subsequently died at sea. However, the mystery surrounding the Mary Celeste has created a lot of wild speculation, and others have suggested everything from sea monsters and ghosts to alien abductions might be an explanation.

The Flying Dutchman:

Maritime folklore, there is no more famous ghost ship Flying Dutchman instead, which has inspired many paintings, horror stories, movies, and even an opera. The ship was first mentioned in the late 1700s in the book George Barrington's Voyage to the sailor's Botany Bay, and since then, the legend continues to grow, thanks to a variety of apparitions by the fishermen and sailors. As a story, the Flying Dutchman is a ship out of Amsterdam's captained by a man called Van der Decken. The ship was making its way toward the East Indies when faced with a dangerous weather near the Cape of Good Hope. Determined to intersection, Van der Decken was supposed to be crazy, kill the first mate, and vowed that he would cross the Cape, "even if God will let me sail to Judgement Day!" Despite best efforts, the ship sank in a storm, and as the legend runs, Van der Decken and now a ghost ship doomed to sail the seas forever. To this day, the Flying Dutchman continues to be one of the best-looking of all the ghost ship, and people from deep-sea fishermen to the Prince of Wales have all claimed to have seen a never-ending journey across the ocean.

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