The Mary Celeste - Ghost Ship (Part 3)
Whatever the confluence of unfortunate events that caused those on board the Mary Celeste to abandon her, one can surmise two possible final fates for them: either they perished in a maelstrom of sudden violence, or they died a languishing death of attrition. These two perils every sailor must acknowledge for the sea is a merciless mistress, but too cruel to imagine for the likes of a mother and child. If you wish to contemplate the mystery of the Mary Celeste, you would do well to remember the saying, the sea does not give up her secrets and as we've seen, she will often not part with her dead.
“Duty is the great business of a sea officer; all private considerations must give way to it, however painful it may be.”
— Lord Horatio Nelson
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The Valletta Malta Tornado http://bit.ly/2belsPc
Surface currents of the Azores in the Atlantic Ocean http://bit.ly/2b0LWzP
The Dancing Plague of 1518 http://bit.ly/1N2bzhW
Dancing plagues and "Mass Hysteria" http://bit.ly/2b0KNZ6
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The Trouble with Tribbles http://bit.ly/2b0HQYp
The Stubby Squid - the cutest, googly-eyed squid you've ever seen! http://cnn.it/2beHcYo
The ARC's Chris Cogswell's experiment with alcohol ignition - DO NOT ATTEMPT! http://bit.ly/2bunvME
Chris Cogswell's The Mad Scientist Podcast http://bit.ly/2bzathn
Solved! Chemist Dr. Andrea Sella and the Mary Celeste explosion http://bit.ly/2b0MK7C
An Isopropyl Alcohol Explosion http://bit.ly/2b0KBJv
Ancestry of Captain Benjamin Spooner Briggs http://bit.ly/2aXR1tx
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Guy Fieri's recipe for Rhode Island Calamari http://bit.ly/2aU7MZg
The mystery of the Australian sailboat The Kaz II http://bit.ly/2betpDL
Australian Coroner ends the mystery of the Kaz II "Ghost Ship" http://bit.ly/2aXaxdI
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
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Episode 044 - "The Mary Celeste - Ghost Ship (Part 3)" 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.