November 18, 2019

Ghost Ship: The Mystery of the Carroll A. Deering | Episode 2, part 2, “A Great Maritime Mystery”

This episode continues the story of the Carroll A. Deering. Our archivists, Donna Kelly, Stuart Parks, and Chris Meekins explore how newspapers reported the event; how maps helped show the route taken by the ship; what was found onboard the ship; its eventual destruction once it could not be salvaged or refloated; an official worldwide investigation into the crew’s disappearance; numerous theories on the fate of the crew; and what became of the timbers that washed ashore.

See the newspaper articles and photographs referenced in this episode at the State Archives of North Carolina's History For All the People blog.

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