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Ghost Ship

REF NR: 3192

DUNNOSE HEAD A ghost ship is often seen sailing off the point and is believed to be HMS Eurydice which sank in heavy seas on 24 March 1878 with a loss of over 300 lives.

 

Ghost Ship

Frequently over the years a phantom ship being possibly the Eurydice has been seen sailing off the island.  Once such event Prince Edward of England captured its image on film by filming for the television series “Crown and Country”, and the film crew claimed to have captured its image on film.

Additionally  there was a story from Commander F. Lipscomb of a royal naval submarine which took evasive action to avoid the ship only for it to disappear.

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Isle of Wight

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