For many centuries, a series of marine disasters in one of the Atlantic regions was a big mystery. The northern part of the Atlantic Ocean is justifiably called the “tomb of the ships.”
Mariners tried to bypass the “ghost island” tenth side, if only to get to their destination alive. According to various sources, from 350 to 500 ships found their last refuge near Sable Island.
Atlantic “cemetery of a thousand dead ships”
Sable’s gloomy glory testifies to the incredible number of shipwrecks that occurred here. For centuries, sailors have been telling word-of-mouth legends associated with this place, calling the island a “ghost”, a “deadly saber” and the “tomb of the Atlantic.” Continue reading