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  • ABANDONED SCHOONER MYSTERY..NO CREW, A HALF-EATEN MEAL AND PILES OF CLOTHES(Mediterranean)

    08/25/2006 6:20:48 AM PDT · by Marius3188 · 128 replies · 3,215+ views
    Mirror ^ | 24 Aug 2006 | Nick Pisa
    A £300,000 schooner has been found floating empty in the Mediterranean - echoing the fate of the Marie Celeste over 130 years ago. The 66ft twin-masted vessel had no name and no other identification markings. On board there was a half-eaten meal, maps of the Med, piles of clothes and a punctured dinghy. The boat was found drifting off the Sardinian resort of Punta Volpe. Strong currents were pushing it towards rocks and coastguards boarded the vessel just in time and towed it to the port of Olbia. Officials found a plaque with the name Bel Amica but said that...