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A Dutch-flagged clipper that is very fast sailing, and never makes it to port, seen on the high seas, where upon being hailed, occupants request information on persons long dead, or leave messages for said people. It is considered bad luck to meet said ship.

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Flying DutchmanA ship of similar qualities to the Flying Dutchman.
Flying DutchmanA ghost ship.
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