10/4/16

7 Tragic October Events That Created Ghosts

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Ah, October. A time for pumpkin patches, autumn celebrations, and of course, Halloween. But it’s not all fun and games this time of year. From a horrific fire to a tidal wave of beer, here are seven October events that created ghosts.

HMS Curacoa Sinking

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On October 2, 1942, the RMS Queen Mary accidentally rammed and sank her escort ship, the HMS Curacoa, as she carried over 10,000 troops to Europe. More than 200 men died in the collision, and now Queen Mary staff and visitors reportedly hear strange sounds coming from the ship’s bow. The eerie noises include rushing water, tearing metal, and anguished screams.

Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe

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On October 7, 1849, renowned author Edgar Allan Poe died four days after he was discovered deliriously wandering the streets of Baltimore. No one knows how Poe got in that condition or what caused his unexpected death.

Though Poe might be gone, some people believe the author still lurks around his former home at 203 North Amity Street. Several people have reportedly felt taps on the shoulder but saw no one when they turned round. One guest was spooked when a window sash appeared to fly across the room and land at his feet.

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01/1/14

Ghost Photo: Queen Mary Spirit?

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A reader writes: “My son took this pic on the Queen Mary. The first one is the actual photo, and the second on is zoomed in.. I see a man.. What do you see?”

Send your ghost pics to ghostsghoul@gmail.com!

10/2/13

Do Victims of the Curacoa Sinking Haunt the Queen Mary?

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On October 2, 1942, the RMS Queen Mary accidentally rammed and sank her escort ship, the HMS Curacoa, as she carried over 10,000 troops to Europe. More than 200 men died in the collision, and now Queen Mary staff and visitors reportedly hear strange sounds coming from the ship’s bow.

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08/27/13

Ghost Photo of the Day: Queen Mary Ghost Girl

ghost picture queen maryThe RMS Queen Mary, a retired ocean liner now permanently docked in Long Beach, CA, is reportedly home to a number of ghosts, including a little girl who drowned in one of the ship’s pools. Is that her in the photo above?

Send your ghost pics to ghostsghoul@gmail.com!