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The Ghost Ship of Hatteras - The Story of the Carroll A. Deering

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96 years ago today, the Carroll A. Deering was shipwreck just off the shores of Hatteras and has been a mystery ever since. 

Was it a mutiny, hurricane, pirates, or something else that caused this ship to run aground? 

Check out this maritime history mystery and tell us what you think really happened to the Deering.

Ghost Ship Found Off Hatteras 96 Years Ago Today, Remains An Unsolved Mystery
By Jeff Hampton
The Virginian-Pilot 

HATTERAS VILLAGE, N.C. A five-masted schooner slammed into shoals off Hatteras 96 years ago today with sails fully engaged – and not one soul on board. Only a healthy six-toed cat greeted the Coast Guardsmen sent to the rescue. The Carroll A. Deering has been known ever since as the “ghost ship.” “This is still one of the great unsolved maritime mysteries,” said Joe Schwarzer, director of the North Carolina Maritime Museums. “There are any number of potential explanations for it.” At least five government agencies, including the Coast Guard and the FBI, investigated the …