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EUROPA - European Countries - Netherlands

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This page provides general information on Netherlands
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Netherlands - Legends of the Riftwar - Publication Information | The Official Raymond E. Feist Website

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The Netherlands -- Meet the Dutch

Bridges, canals, windmills, dykes, tulips and bicycles -- the Netherlands may be one of the smallest countries in Europe, but this maritime nation casts a lo...
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Flying Dutchman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Flying Dutchman is a legendary ghost ship that can never make port, doomed to sail the oceans forever. The myth is likely to have originated from 17th-century nautical folklore. The oldest extant version dates to the late 18th century.

Sightings in the 19th and 20th centuries reported the ship to be glowing with ghostly light. If hailed by another ship, the crew of the Flying Dutchman will try to send messages to land, or to people long dead. In ocean lore, the sight of this phantom ship is a portent of doom.

The first reference in print to the ship appears in Chapter VI of A Voyage to Botany Bay (1795) (also known as A Voyage to New South Wales), attributed to George Barrington (1755–1804):[nb 1]

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