A skipper changed the course of a sailing boat after an appa...
Date 03 July 1968
Track ID 38699
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1968.109.A3

Original Tape ID

SA1968.109

Summary

A skipper changed the course of a sailing boat after an apparition appeared in the chart room.

Two apprentices who were sent to the chart room of a ship saw an old man there whom they did not recognise. The compass course written on the slate had been changed to south-west by south. The skipper of the boat changed the direction of the boat accordingly. At daybreak they saw a disabled vessel ahead. On board was the old man who had been seen in the chart room. The apprentices rescued him.

Language

English

Genre

Story

Collection

SoSS