This ghost ship has left the maximum impact like no other by inspiring numerous paintings, films, books, opera, etc.
The Flying Dutchman is a legendary ghost ship which was said to never be able to make port, doomed to sail forever.
The Dutchman is called the harbinger of death and destruction for those vessels which have sighted it.
It has been reported that letters and missives used to be passed onto those ships crossing the Dutchman in their route.
The opening of these letters and missives led to death and distraction of ship and it's crew.
Prince George V, being a vessel crew, is said to have sighted the ghost ship in the Australian waters.
This sighting of Flying Dutchman can be found in the official logs of the Cruise of H.M.S. Bacchante.
Another popular sighting occurred in 1939 when a group of people at Cape Town beach sighted the ship in full sail before it disappeared.
The latest sighting was reported during World War ll, when a German submarine saw it in the east of Suez.