Posts tagged with "lost crew"

Lost Boats Found

This week we look at three similar nautical mysteries and try to get to something to float to the top.

The Fate of the crew of the Sara Jo

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The Sara Jo and her crew left on a clear morning for a day of fishing and never returned. 10 years later the Sara Jo and the body of one of the crew were found on an atoll. Where had the boat been and what had happened to it all those years ago?

The story
The Atoll

Bouvet Island

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Bouvet island, an uninhabited subantarctic  island, has never had any residents yet somehow in 1964 a wooden dingy was found in it’s lagoon. How did it get there, who did it belong to, and where were they?

The story
The island and it’s history

The MV Joyita

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The MV Joyita, a nearly unsinkable ship, was found adrift in 1955 in the South Pacific. The 25 passengers and crew were missing as was some of the cargo. What would drive them off of a ship that was never going to sink?

The story
An answer?

The Ghost Blimp

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L-8 Blimp

On August 16th, 1942 the US Navy airship the L-8 set off on a routine mission in the early hours of the morning. When the ship returned to the California coast nearly 5 hours later the crew had mysteriously disappeared. No one knows what ever happened to them.

Some of Our Research:
Unsolved.com
Greatest Unsolved mysteries
Navy blimp fact
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