Reading Time: < 1 minute The Philadelphia Experiment is the story of a military exercise gone horribly wrong. In October of 1943, the USS Eldridge supposedly was teleported from the shipyards of Philadelphia to Norfolk, Virginia, with some disastrous results.…Read More Did The US Navy Teleport A Ship?
Reading Time: 3 minutes HMS Eurydice was a 26-gun Royal Navy corvette which was the victim of one of Britain’s worst peace-time naval disasters when she sank in 1878.Read More HMS Eurydice
Reading Time: 3 minutes København was a Danish five-masted barque used as a naval training vessel until its disappearance after December 22, 1928. Built for the Danish East Asiatic Company in 1921, it was the world’s largest sailing ship…Read More København
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Octavius was an apocryphal 18th century ghost ship. According to lore, the three-masted schooner was found west of Greenland by the whaler Herald on 11 October 1775. Boarded as a derelict, the five-man boarding…Read More Octavius
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Jenny was an alleged English schooner and the subject of an unproven legend. The story goes that the Jenny became frozen in an ice-barrier of the Drake Passage in 1823, only to be rediscovered…Read More Jenny (schooner)
Reading Time: 9 minutes Marlborough was an iron-built two-decked merchant sailing ship which disappeared in 1890. She was built by the firm of Robert Duncan and Co., Port Glasgow and launched in 1876 for her owner John Leslie, who…Read More Marlborough (1876 ship)
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Dunedin listen (help·info) (1876–82) was the first ship to successfully transport a full cargo of refrigerated meat from New Zealand to England. In this capacity, it provided the impetus to develop the capacity of…Read More Dunedin (ship)
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Jason Asselin was taking in the fall foliage with a friend in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. When they stopped at Lake Superior to photograph a gorgeous rainbow, things got spooky.Read More Was a ‘ghost ship’ spotted on Lake Superior?