Viking Ghost Boat

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Featured on Creepy Canada, the Viking Ghost Boat is a phantom longboat that has been seen sailing through the fog. It’s thought to be a remnant of the ancient Vikings who explored and even began a settlement here well before the days of Christopher Columbus.

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Geographic Information

L'Anse aux Meadows, NL

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51.598918, -55.53088300000002
Division No. 9
Nearest Towns:
L'anse Au Meadow, NL (0.1 mi.)
Cape Onion, NL (4.4 mi.)
Griguet, NL (6.0 mi.)
Raleigh, NL (9.3 mi.)
Great Brehat Bay, NL (11.5 mi.)
Great Brehat, NL (11.5 mi.)
Cook Harbour, NL (14.4 mi.)
Saint Anthony Harbour, NL (15.2 mi.)
Saint Anthony, NL (15.2 mi.)
Cape Norman, NL (16.0 mi.)


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  1. Hello, I do have a question about a certain encounter somebody I know had. Its involving a viking ghost. Would anybody be able to be of assistance?

  2. I grew up in St.Anthony and have heard this story many times. Has anyone experienced this haunting? I’d love to hear some first-hand accounts!

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