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Ghost Ship: SS Baychimo the Arctic Ship

The SS Baychimo ghost ship was a steel-hulled 1,322 ton, a steam-powered vessel that started its life in Sweden when it was constructed in 1914. Its career as an ocean-going cargo ship started under the name Ångermanelfven for a German shipping company, where it spent some time as a trading vessel operating between Hamburg and Sweden until World War I began. In the aftermath of the war, the ship [...]

By | 2017-10-30T02:56:24+00:00 May 20th, 2017|Categories: Historical Mysteries|Tags: |0 Comments

Bermuda Triangle: SS Cotopaxi Ship Reappears 90 Years After Going Missing

An unmanned ship was intercepted by the Cuban Coast Guard and is now believed that the boat is actually the SS Cotopaxi ship, a tramp steamer which disappeared nearly 90 years ago, in the vicinity of the Bermuda Triangle The ship was first spotted on May 16th near a restricted military zone in Cuba, west of Havana. The Cuban authorities tried on several occasion to make contact with the [...]

By | 2017-10-30T08:23:39+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Historical Mysteries|Tags: , |0 Comments

Prehistoric Monument Stonehenge

For centuries, historians and archaeologists have puzzled over the many mysteries of Stonehenge monument, the prehistoric monument that took Neolithic builders an estimated 1,500 years to erect. Located in southern England, it is comprised of roughly 100 massive upright stones placed in a circular layout. Whi1e many modern scholars now agree that Stonehenge was once a burial ground, they have yet to determine what other purposes it served and [...]

By | 2017-10-30T13:04:55+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Categories: Constructions, Historical Mysteries|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Project Orange Soda: The Russian Sleep Experiment

Russian researchers in the late 1940s, made a sleep experiment, in which they kept 5 people awake for fifteen days using an experimental gas based stimulant. They were kept in a sealed environment to carefully monitor their oxygen intake so the gas didn't kill them since it was toxic in high concentrations. This was before closed circuit cameras so they had only microphones and five-inch thick glass porthole sized windows [...]

By | 2017-10-30T17:27:31+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Categories: Historical Mysteries|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Rudolph Fentz: The Accidental Time Traveler

Rudolph Fentz is a known accidental time traveler. Believe it or not, Rudolph lived in New York City and disappeared without clue on Sunday, August 27th, 1876. The 29-year-old had left home after dinner to go for an evening stroll only to never return back. A lone drunk at the time claimed he saw Rudolph disappear as he crossed a street in Times Square known as Longacre Square at the time. [...]

By | 2017-01-01T22:20:01+00:00 December 18th, 2016|Categories: Historical Mysteries|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The History and Legend of The Werewolf

Werewolf, also known as lycanthropes, are legendary shape-shifting humans. As the name suggests, the shape these creatures take on is that of a wolf. The history of the werewolf legend has sprung up independently or spread to virtually every area of the Earth. It is also one of the oldest legends of human monsters in recorded history. Where the legend originated can only be guessed by what humans have taken [...]

By | 2016-12-27T09:59:04+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Categories: Historical Mysteries|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Mummified Captain Found After 7 Years

 A mummified captain found in ghost ship he sailed in for seven years after death. A mummified captain was found in a mystery boat drifting 40 miles from the shore...still sat in the seat where he is believed to have died. The man, who appears to have been trying to make a desperate mayday call, has been identified as German adventurer manfred Fritz Bajorat. He was found by two fishermen [...]

By | 2017-01-01T22:24:53+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Categories: Historical Mysteries|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Flight 19: Aircraft squadron lost in the Bermuda Triangle

At 2:10 p.m., five U.S. Navy Avenger torpedo-bombers comprising Flight 19 take off from the Ft. Lauderdale Naval Air Station in Florida on a routine three-hour training mission. Flight 19 was scheduled to take them due east for 120 miles, north for 73 miles, and then back over a final 120-mile leg that would return them to the naval base. They never returned. Two hours after the flight began, the [...]

By | 2017-01-01T22:29:14+00:00 December 11th, 2016|Categories: Historical Mysteries|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Mary Celeste: Brigantine Ghost Ship

On November 7, 1872, the 282-ton brigantine Mary Celeste set sail from New York Harbor on its way to Genoa, Italy. On board were the ship’s captain, Benjamin S. Briggs, his wife, Sarah, and their 2-year-old daughter, Sophia, along with eight crew members. Less than a month later, on December 5, a passing British ship called Dei Gratia spotted Mary Celeste at full sail and adrift about 400 miles east [...]

By | 2017-01-01T22:33:16+00:00 December 10th, 2016|Categories: Historical Mysteries|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Northern Ural Mountains: The Dyatlov Pass Incident

Dyatlov pass: In January of 1959, 23-year-old Igor Dyatlov led a group of eight young Soviet hikers, comprising seven men and two women and mostly university students, into the Ural Mountains, attempting to reach Mt. Or often from the small settlement of Vizhai. It took more than three months to locate all nine of their bodies. They were found about six miles away from their destination, in a forest [...]

By | 2017-11-14T07:52:25+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Categories: Historical Events, Historical Mysteries|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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