A Ghostly Death Ship Has Been Sailing This Wyoming River For More Than 100 Years

Wyoming has its share of ghost stories and tales of phantoms but one one lesser-known legend is not only terrifying but also has a reputation for being an omen of death.

Not many people know the story but, for over a century, a death ship has been seen on the Platte River about every 25 years or so. Each time, the sighting has foreshadowed the death of someone known to the witness who has had the misfortune to spot the eerie vessel.

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Though there have been rumors of a couple of sightings since 1903, there are no officially filed or published reports. Still, that doesn’t mean the death ship isn’t still sailing the Platte River.

Have you or someone you know seen the ghostly galley?