Mahogany Ship – Coningham’s burial conspiracy

November 20, 2011

Somewhere in the future I plan on doing some more work on the Mahogany Ship, which is perhaps the best known mystery artefact relating to secret visitor theories in Australia.  This is the wreck of a ship, which was seen by various people in the 19th century, and then lost, believed covered over by shifting sand dunes near the town of Warrnambool, on the western coast of Victoria.  Vague descriptions imply it was exotic in form, timber or artefacts found nearby.  Various more modern theories have put it as a Spanish or Portuguese ship, or perhaps even Chinese.

Today I just want to deal with a small claim that came to my attention, and I’ll leave my bigger project on Mahogany Ship wrangling to some time in the future.

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