Abandoned ‘Ghost Ship’ Sinks Off Myanmar

An abandoned ghost ship that drifted into Myanmar's waters in August has now sunk, officials said Tuesday. The ship, which has identified as the Indonesian-registered Sam Ratulangi PB 1600, was first spotted abandoned and adrift in late August near the mouth Sittoung River. Authorities boarded the vessel after she ran aground, discovering the ship was completely abandoned … [Read more...]

Mysterious Ghost Ship Spotted on Lake Superior?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eNJm554Reg A video uploaded to Youtube has some people on the internet thinking they've just seen a ghost (ship, that is). The video was uploaded by Jason Asselin, who says he was out scoping out the fall colors in Michigan's Upper Peninsula with some friends when he spotted this mysterious object off the coast of Marquette. Asselin said … [Read more...]

North Korean Ghost Boats

BY JU-MIN PARK AND KAORI KANEKO (Reuters) Fishing boats carrying decomposed corpses have washed ashore in Japan in recent weeks, leading to speculation these "ghost ships" are rickety North Korean vessels that have strayed dangerously far from port under the impoverished nation's push to boost its catch. There has been no mention from secretive North Korea of any … [Read more...]

Cannibal Rat-Infested Ghost Ship Story Goes Viral -Lyubov Orlova FAQ

You'd have to be hiding under a rock to miss the recent reports that a Russian ghost ship infested with cannibal rats is heading straight for the U.K. coast. The story, which went viral this week, has now been sent to us about 25 times and counting. Having covered it in the past, we were hesitant to jump on it ourselves given current information, but after hearing about it … [Read more...]