The Mary Celeste - Ghost Ship (Part 2)

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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.

Tonight’s Quote:

“The sea has never been friendly to man. At most, it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.”

— Joseph Conrad, novelist

Show Links:

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Ancestry of Captain Benjamin Spooner Briggs http://bit.ly/2aXR1tx

Giant Squid (Architeuthis) footage, January 27, 2013 http://bit.ly/1UdNQgH

Guy Fieri’s recipe for Rhode Island Calamari http://bit.ly/2aU7MZg

The ARC’s Chris Cogswell’s favorite ship graveyard http://bit.ly/1jPSTr9

Mary Celeste: The Greatest Mystery of the Sea – http://bit.do/MaryCelesteBook

The World’s Greatest Unsolved Mysteries (Mysteries and Secrets) – http://bit.do/worldsgreatestmysteries

Capt Kirk and the Zumwalt – http://bit.do/captainkirk

The Smithsonian’s Take on the Mary Celeste – http://bit.do/smithsonianCeleste

HMS Friday – http://bit.do/hmsFriday

Maritime Superstitions – http://bit.do/maritimesuperstition

The Captain of the Polestar by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – http://bit.ly/2avJYrN

The Ship’s Cat – http://bit.do/shipscat

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Credits:

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.

Aug 11, 2016, 05:31 AM
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