Midnight In The Desert — ghost ship

Ghost Ship Found Off Coast of Vietnam With Lights Still On

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Ghost Ship Found Off Coast of Vietnam With Lights Still On

On Wednesday, November 16th, Vietnamese authorities towed an abandoned ghost ship to the Phu Ha Port in Phan Thiet City. The 40 meter long vessel was found floating off the coast, still intact, and with the lights left on with no souls aboard. The boat was identified as the Qiong Lin Yu, and carried the serial number 19007. However, while the the boat bears Chinese markings, the current ownership of the vessel is unknown, as no flags were found to mark a current country of origin. The boat, while rusty, looked to be in good condition, except much of it...

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Ghost Ships With Ghastly Cargo Keep Arriving

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Ghost Ships With Ghastly Cargo Keep Arriving

The horror is unfathomable. Ghost ships, adrift at sea for weeks, sometimes even months, continue to wash up on Japan’s hazy western coast stretching hundreds of miles from Fukui prefecture to the top of Hokkaido. Onboard are crews of skeletons, partially or fully decomposed, some only heads, others only limbs. All of them long dead. It’s a grisly scene played out over and over again as hundreds of these boats and their gruesome cargo have been washing ashore in Japan during the last five years - with no end in sight. The vessels are wooden, no more than 30 or...

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Mysterious Corpse-Filled 'Ghost Ships' Found Drifting Off Japan

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Mysterious Corpse-Filled 'Ghost Ships' Found Drifting Off Japan

Nearly a dozen wooden boats carrying decomposing bodies have been found in the waters off the coast of Japan over the past two months. Inside the 11 vessels were at least 25 bodies, according to Japanese broadcaster NHK. Two bodies were headless, and one boat contained six skulls, Singapore's Straits Times newspaper reported, citing the Japanese Coast Guard. The poor condition of the remains suggested that the boats had been adrift for some time, the paper said. One of the boats had a tattered banner that looked like it could have been part of a North Korean flag. The boat...

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