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The spectral tide : true ghost stories of the U.S. Navy

Author: Eric Mills
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Now, for the first time, comes a long-overdue book that presents all of the U.S. Navy's rich cargo of paranormal phenomena. There is the great Stephen Decatur, whose mournful apparition still stalks the halls of his famous home, said to be one of the most haunted spots in Washington, D.C. USS The Sullivans, now a floating museum, is the source of much disturbing spectral activity--poltergeists opening locks, hurling  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Anecdotes
History
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mills, Eric, 1959-
Spectral tide.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009027762
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Mills
ISBN: 1612515576 9781612515571
OCLC Number: 904804227
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 168 pages)
Contents: Translucent sails on lonely seas --
Manifestations of Captain Jones --
Spirits in the timbers --
The flaming ghost-ship of Mahone Bay --
Twin phantoms of the mysterious lake --
A hero remains forever --
A fatal, perfidious brig --
The Annapolis anomaly --
Haunted bases and other places --
Battleships of the dead --
Echoes of infamy --
Blue-eyed Charlie and Shadow Ed --
Brothers to the end, and beyond --
A hornet's nest of hauntings --
Of hangars and their hangers-on --
Hell's flight deck --
For those in peril on the sea.
Responsibility: Eric Mills.

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Now, for the first time, comes a long-overdue book that presents all of the U.S. Navy's rich cargo of paranormal phenomena. There is the great Stephen Decatur, whose mournful apparition still stalks the halls of his famous home, said to be one of the most haunted spots in Washington, D.C. USS The Sullivans, now a floating museum, is the source of much disturbing spectral activity--poltergeists opening locks, hurling objects, and turning on radar that's no longer under electrical power. Then there are the repeated sightings of the handsome USS Lexington ghost, 'polite. . .kind. . .smartly.

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