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Mysteries of the Sea: The Fate of the Man of Medan

Did the Entire Crew of This 1940s Ghost Ship Perish, or Is the SS Ourang Medan Just a Tall Tale?

Frieda Peters a steamer of the Ourang Medan type, for illustrative purposes | Sjöhistoriska museet, Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0)

The legends of the sea are diverse and many. From tales of sirens to sea serpents, mythology and superstition have long been the favoured tale of the old sailor. However, perhaps the most popular of all, and most open…




A publication about unsolved mysteries from the deep ocean to space and from antiquity to present day.

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