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Photo: City of Vancouver Archives. Another steel-hulled steamer, the Baychimo worked in the Canadian Arctic until October when it got trapped in the ice. One night they went to sleep, and the next morning when they awoke, the ship was gone. They thought it had sunk, but an Inuit seal hunter swore he saw the ship drifting nearby—and he was right.
The ship lost for more than 300 years
The following evening, the Coast Guard cutter that was monitoring the S28 from the surface lost contact with the sub. A large slick of diesel fuel surfaced three days later, all but signaling the 49 crew members were lost. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.
Many people think they know what happened to the Surcouf , a foot-long French submarine that likely sank somewhere off the Caribbean coast of Panama in February Around the time of its disappearance, an American steamship struck something large underwater about 70 miles from the entrance to the Panama Canal, which is where the Surcouf was heading from Bermuda. No trace of the Surcouf —which housed a float plane in a hangar onboard the sub—has ever been found. Photo: Warner Bros. On October 28, the last radio call put the ship and its six crew members miles northeast of Sable Island in foot seas and mph winds.
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A buoy that surfaces when a ship sinks washed up on Sable Island, and the Coast Guard found an empty life raft, but no sign of the boat. Delgado helped conduct a subsequent search in and examined a large mass of fishing net that might have been connected to a sunken vessel off the coast of Sable. A tanker carrying 15, tons of molten sulphur, this giant disappeared in while en route from Texas to Virginia and likely sank near the Straits of Florida.
A day search discovered debris and life preservers but no wreck or bodies of the 39 crew members onboard. Photo: iStock.
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The schooner Patriot continues to inspire wonder and bewilderment years after it vanished en route from Charleston, South Carolina, to New York City. Carrying, among others, the wife of South Carolina Governor John Alston, the Patriot had just completed a privateering stint in the tropics and was said to have a bounty aboard. The British stopped it just off the coast of North Carolina before allowing it to continue its voyage. Whether it fell victim to pirates—a popular theory—or simply sank, no one knows.