Along with the ‘ghost ship’ the Mary Celeste, the disappearance of the three keepers of the Flannan Light on 15th December 1900 has become one of the enduring mysteries of the sea.
Here, following a screening of the film, The Vanishing, John Love gives a full illustrated account of the facts as they are known and the most likely hypotheses as to what really happened to James Ducat, Thomas Marshall, and Donald McArthur.
Based on the book A Natural History of Lighthouses by John A. Love.
Part of Faclan: the Hebridean Book Festival.