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Tuesday, August 04, 2009

In 1981, a waterspout on the Mediterranean Sea picked up a 75-foot schooner and carried it 400 yards. Everyone aboard was killed.

See also:
- Mediterranean Yachting

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  • "Factropolis - A Fun Fact Every Day!"

    Wow! Death and destruction! That IS a fun fact! Now give us one about Auschwitz! Oooh, oooh, or maybe one about necrotizing fascitis!

    I just can't get enough of these "fun" "facts"!

    By Anonymous Road Rage, at September 28, 2008 3:10 AM  

  • If everyone aboard was killed, how did we find out about it?

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at November 12, 2008 3:05 PM  

  • obviously the relatives were wondering what happened to their loved ones... and companies keep record of their ships...

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at January 24, 2009 11:20 AM  

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