June 30, 2023

What happened to the Mary Celeste crew?


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On Dec. 5, 1872, an eerie sight emerged on the Atlantic Ocean. The British brigantine Mary Celeste was discovered adrift, deserted by its crew, but undamaged and full of cargo. On this episode of Tracks Through Time, FreightWaves Deputy Editor Brielle Jaekel speaks with the author of “The Ghost of the Mary Celeste” to learn more about the mystery and some of the theories behind the crew’s disappearance.

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