Someone call Jack Sparrow. The British media report that a ship lost at sea last year is now full of rats and could end up on the British shore.
Nearly a year ago the cruise liner Lyubov Orlova was en route to the scrapyard when it drifted into the North Atlantic during a storm, Adam Withnall reported in the Independent. You'd think a 328-foot cruise ship would be easy to spot, but the abandoned Yugoslavian vessel built in 1976 has eluded detection so far.
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Experts think it's still floating around out there somewhere. Two signals from the boat were picked up last March - likely from its lifeboats falling away - but not all the lifeboat beacons have gone off yet, Withnall explained. Satellite technology is now extremely advanced but it helps to have a starting point for where to look.
In true tabloid style, The Sun recently reported that the ghost ship is packed with hundreds of cannibalistic rats. The paper quoted a Belgian salvage hunter who said, "There will be a lot of rats and they eat each other. If I get aboard I'll have to lace everywhere with poison."