Pirate Ghosts and Phantom Ships: Haunts of New England's Shorelines

Pirate Ghosts and Phantom Ships: Haunts of New England's Shorelines

by Thomas D'Agostino


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764327445
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 12/01/2008
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 5

Introduction 6

New Haven's Spectral Ship 8

The Pirate Lee's Eternal Ride 12

Dungeon Rock 16

The Screeching Specter of Marblehead 26

Nix's Mate 28

The Wicked Ghost of Phillip Babb 31

The Vengeful Phantom Dory 35

The Pirate's Wife 38

The Specter that Returned to Salem 44

The Ghost Pirates of Goat Island 49

The Teaser Light 52

The Many Haunts of Captain Kidd 55

The Legend of Don Pedro and Ocean Born Mary 64

The Ghostly Crew of the Charles Haskell 70

Jewell Island 73

The Sea Bird 77

The Bird Island Light 81

The Sea Goin' Coffin 85

The Charles W. Morgan 87

The Minerva's Prophetic Foretelling 95

The Palatine Light 98

The Isadore 102

Blackbeard's Ghost 106

The Dead Ship of Harpswell 113

Harpswell's Brigand Band of Boos 117

The Clara Sylvia 119

The City of Columbus 124

Black Bart and the Turnip Field 128

The Ghostly Woman's Warning of the Usk 134

The Sagunto, Conception, and Spanish Graves 137

The Alice Marr 141

The Bay of Fundy's Phantom Freebooter 143

The Squando 146

Plymouth's Mystery Ship and Burial Hill 148

Joshua Slocum's Ethereal Helmsman 156

The Great Eastern 160

Sam Bellamy and "Goody" Hallett 166

The Mystery of the Carroll A. Deering 171

Conclusion 179

Appendix A Types of Ships Mentioned 178

Appendix B A Timeline of Notable Pirates Mentioned 180

Bibliography 183

Index 185

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