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Flannan Isles Lighthouse
Type Locations
Continent Europe
Country Scotland
One-Time? {{{onetime}}}
Theories · Hoax

· Murder

· Demon

· Insanity

· Alien

The Flannan Isles Lighthouse is a European Location that came to prominence after the Disappearance of three Lighthouse keepers in 1900. The disappearance is shrouded in legend as the details are inconsistent and the reported diary entries are contradictory and disturbing. The three men Were James Ducat, Thomas Marshall, and Donald MacArthur

The log Described a storm. It also described how one of them was oddly quiet and Donald MacArthur was crying. Two Contradictions are displayed as there was no reported storm at the time, (in fact weather reports said it was calm) as well as the fact that Donald MacArthur was crying. Which was odd because he was in the military and was seen as a strong individual. A later log post said they were scared for their life. Strange given that the lighthouse was constructed in 1899. Just a year earlier. The last entry written in the log simply said "Storm Is Quiet, Sea Is Calm, God Is Watching All". By the time a crew arrived on December 26th for supplies no one was on the Island. They reportedly tried blowing the horn and sent a flare, but to no response. When they rowed to shore they found two of the three lifejackets were missing and a half eaten meal which look like they were in a hurry. To this day no bodies have ever been found of the three.

Possible Explanations[]

There are several explanations as to what the creature could be. Theories include:

  • Tall Tale/Hoax
  • Murder/Suicide
  • A demonic presence
  • Paranoia/Insanity
  • An alien abduction
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