The Mary Celeste - Ghost Ship (Part 2)
The mysterious disappearance of ten souls would not be the last of the misfortune to befall the ill-fated Mary Celeste. Insurance fraud, lost revenue, madness, and suicide would all become dreadful notches in the gunwale of her sad history, along with the premature deaths of three of her captains. Whether you believe in curses or not, often the best insurance is to leave fate untempted.
“The sea has never been friendly to man. At most, it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.”
— Joseph Conrad, novelist
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Mary Celeste: The Greatest Mystery of the Sea – http://bit.do/MaryCelesteBook
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Capt Kirk and the Zumwalt – http://bit.do/captainkirk
The Smithsonian’s Take on the Mary Celeste – http://bit.do/smithsonianCeleste
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Episode 043 – “The Mary Celeste – Ghost Ship (Part 2)” Produced by Scott Philbrook & Forrest Burgess; Edited by Sarah Vorhees, Ryan McCullough Sound Design; Research Assistance by Tess Pfeifle and the astonishing League of Astonishing Researchers, a,k.a. The Astonishing Research Corps, or “A.R.C.” for short. Copyright Scott Philbrook & Forrest Burgess 2016. All Rights Reserved.