Skip to comments.A ghost ship filled with cannibal rats may be headed straight for Britain
Posted on 01/23/2014 6:12:26 PM PST by Lorianne
According to experts, a 1,565-ton cruise liner carrying disease-ridden rats is out there, somewhere, and could very well be headed for Britain.
The ship, which went missing a year ago, has presumably been drifting across the North Atlantic ever since. The Independents account of what happened next is based in some true facts, and then fluffed up with a lot of conjecture. Heres what appears to be going on:
Not made-up: ghost ships. Thats just the term used for ships with no living crew aboard, and according to Quartz, theyre not that rare sailors have spotted at least seven such ships in the past 15 years.
Its possible that this specific ghost ship, the Lyubov Orlova, sank which would pose environmental problems of its own. But its lifeboats are designed to send off signals when they make contact with the water. Only two such signals have been received, presumably from lifeboats that fell off the ships side. The rest havent been heard from; ergo, the ship may very well still be out there.
Also not made-up: Canada did it. The Lyubov Orlova was seized by Canadian authorities after its owners racked up $250,000 in unpaid debts. En route to being sold for scrap in the Dominican Republic in January 2013, a storm snapped her tow line. Transport Canada decided not to pursue the ship, declaring that it no longer poses a threat to the safety of [Canadian] offshore oil installations, their personnel or the marine environment.
Also not made-up, probably: cannibal rats. Experts believe the ship could still contain hundreds of rats, which naturally would only have been able to survive this long by feeding off one another. There will be a lot of rats and they eat each other, Belgian salvage hunter Pim de Rhoodes explained.
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Please don’t tell me the British navy can’t handle this.
One well placed torpedo.
AGM-84 Harpoon practice. End of problem.
“Please dont tell me the British navy cant handle this.”
The British navy probably can’t handle this.
They can break anything.
>> Canada decided not to pursue the ship, declaring that it — no longer poses a threat to [Canada]
Anoreth on a 50 cal...
The Amazon, later the Mary Celeste, was said to be cursed.
France will provide temporary living quarters for all until the danger passes.
If they were smart which they are not they should announce a free vacation trip to mecca, all aboard !
“A ghost ship filled with cannibal rats”
How did democrats get on that ship?
As long as it’s not carrying coffins with dirt from Transylvania....
You just did; ergo, there is.
That reminds me of the movie Ghost Ship =)
I’ll wait for the movie.
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