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- proper noun nautical a
British- flagged Nova Scotian brigantinethat crossed the Atlantic Ocean, gone through the Straits of Gibraltar, and into the Mediterranean Seaunder full sail, without a crewor any occupants.
- proper noun idiomatic a
shipfound empty of all people, in good condition, seemingly abandoned on the high seas
- proper noun a
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A freshly opened tomb might be nearer the mark, or an inland version of the Mary Celeste.
That doomed ship was the Mary Celeste, which was found deserted yet under full sail off the coast of Gibraltar on December 4th, 1872.
Like the related Mary Celeste and the vanished Terror and Erebus, these are the sorts of disappearances and mysteries you can mull over eternally.
Earlier this year Toobworld Central featured the captains of the Lusitania and the Mary Celeste as they were portrayed on television.
The mystery of the Mary Celeste has baffled people for over 125 years and has become one of the great unsolved mysteries of ...
The story of the Mary Celeste ghost ship is a mystery that may never be solved.
Fallen, she was now the ghost, dressed in cerement cloth, as vacant as the Mary Celeste.
Quickly the Mary Celeste, I want to go through a couple of these stories right now.
She felt rather like someone boarding the abandoned Mary Celeste must have felt, she reflected as she hesitated.
"The mystery of the Mary Celeste," murmured Frost, leading Clive past the ticket barrier to a door painted olive-green and marked "Staff Only".