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The Flying dutchman
According to folklore, the Flying Dutchman is a ghost ship that can never be anchored, but it must wade "seven seas" forever.
Flying Dutchman is always visible from a distance, sometimes illuminated by dim light highlight. Many versions of this story. According to some sources, this legend came from the Netherlands, while others claim that it had come from England play The Flying Dutchman (1826) by Edward Fitzball and the novel "The Phantom Ship" (1837) by Frederick Marryat, later adapted into story of the Dutch "Het Schip Vliegend" (The Flying Ship) by the Dutch priest AHC Romer. Other versions include the opera by Richard Wagner (1841) and "The Flying Dutchman on Tappan Sea by Washington Irving (1855). 

Some reliable sources said that in the 17th century named Dutch captain Bernard Fokke (another version called the captain "Ramhout Van Dam" or "Van der Decken") across the sea from Holland to Java with incredible speed. He is suspected of asking for help to achieve a speed demon earlier. But amid his voyage towards the Cape of God Hope sudden bad weather, so the shaky ship. Then a crew requested that the voyage terminated. But the captain did not want to, then he said: "I swear I will not retreat and will continue through the storm to reach the city destination, or I and all the crew of my ship will damned forever" All of a sudden storm hit the ship so that they lost against nature. 

And cursed forever The Captain with his son that his ship into the bodies of living and sailing on the seven seas for eternity. That said, the ship was condemned to sail the seven oceans until the end of time. then the story was spread very rapidly throughout the world. Other sources also mentioned the emergence of dangerous diseases among crew members so that they are not allowed to dock anywhere dipelabuhan. Since then, the ship and its crew was sentenced to always sail, never docked / pull. According to some versions, this occurred in 1641, others to guess in 1680 or 1729. Terneuzen (Netherlands) referred to as the home of the legendary Flying Dutchman, Van der Decken, a captain who cursed God and was sentenced to sail the seas forever, has been told in the novel by Frederick Marryat - The Phantom Ship and the Richard Wagner opera. Many witnesses who claimed to have seen this ghost ship.

In 1939 the ship was visible in Mulkzenberg. In 1941 seklompok people at Glencairn beach watching sailing boats that arrived - arrived disappear when going to run against a rock. The appearance of The Flying Dutchman crew again seen by MHS Jubilee military sea near Cape Town in August 1942. There's even a record of the story of Christopher Columbus' voyage, this time the crew saw the ship Columbus katung hang with the screen expands. After that the crew who first saw immediately killed instantly. Myth lately also tells if a modern ship saw this ghost ship and a modern crew gave the signal, then the modern ship would have sunk / woe. For a sailor, who was allegedly meeting with the ghost ship The Flying Dutchman will bring danger to them and it is said, there is a way to circumvent the possibility of passing the ghost ship, namely by putting a horseshoe on their ship mast as protection. 

Over the centuries - centuries, the legend of The Flying Dutchman is an inspiration of poets and novelists. Edward Fitzball since 1826 has written a novel The phantom Ship (1837) is lifted from the experience to meet this sinister vessel. Many famous poets such as Washington Irving and Sir Walter Scott was also interested in raising this legend. Flying Dutchman The term is also used to nickname some football athletes, especially the top players from the Netherlands. Ironically, veteran country star Orange, Dennis Bergkamp exactly known as a phobia or fear of flying, so he was nicknamed The Non-Flying Dutchman.

1823: Captain Oweb, tells the story of HMS Leven has twice saw an empty boat wandered blindly amid the ocean of distance, but in a moment later the ship disappeared.

1835: Narrated in that year, a British-flagged ship is besieged by a storm in the middle of the ocean, was visited by an alien ship that was mentioned as a ghost ship The Flying Dutchman, and then suddenly the foreign ship approaching, and as if to hit ship them, but surprisingly, before the two foreign ships collide and then disappear immediately.

1881: Three children HMS Bacchante including King George V had seen Sebuat unmanned ship that sailed their boats against the current. The next day, they encountered one rather than die in a terrible state.

1879: Son of the SS Pretoria also claimed to have seen the ghost ship.

1939: the ship is seen in Mulkzenberg, several people who witnessed it surprised kerana obsolete vessel suddenly disappeared

1941: Glencairn beach Several eyewitnesses reported an obsolete ship that hit a rock and split, but after an investigation at the scene, there were no signs of the wreck.

1942: Four witnesses had seen an empty vessel entering the waters of Table Bay and then menghilang.Seorang officials have documented these findings in his diary.

1942: The appearance of The Flying Dutchman crew again seen by MHS Jubilee military ship near Cape Town in August 1942

1959: The crew of the ship Straat Magelhaen back melaporakan saw a mysterious ship adrift amid a sea of ​​empty, with a telescope.

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