The Mystery Ship Research Paper

Decent Essays
The Mystery Ship
When I read this story it brought to mind all of those Dracula movies that I have seen where they show a ship coming into harbor with no one alive aboard or a ship full of corpses. The American ship Mary Celeste was seen sailing erratically by Captain David Morehouse aboard the British brig Dei Gratia near the Azores Islands in the Atlantic Ocean. The strangest thing was that the ship was seaworthy and all of its stores and supplies were aboard and untouched but there was not a single living soul on the vessel.

On November 7, 1872 the Mary Celeste sailed from New York harbor heading for Genoa, Italy. Aboard the ship were Captain Benjamin S. Briggs, his wife and two year old daughter and a crew of eight. The cargo consisted
Get Access