In 1921 the schooner Carroll A. Deering was discovered aground off North Carolina. The crew had vanished

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Did they check the local bars?


"Ha ha ha ha. You dumb bastard. It’s not a schooner… it’s a Sailboat. "

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The many-toed cats of Hatteras Island are said to be descendants of the Deering’s cat, and there are a couple buildings (including Lee Robinson’s General Store, I think) that incorporate timbers from the ship.

(EDIT: It occurs to me that these things are probably mentioned in the podcast and I have just revealed that I didn’t listen to it :face_with_raised_eyebrow:)


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