No answer, not a soul on board
TpHERE was no answer when they hailed her. They boarded her. Except Except for a few blownout sails the Mary Celeste appeared in seaworthy condition. condition. Her cargo of 1700 barrels of raw alcohol for Genoa was intact. There was no trace of fire or other disaster. The water in the hold was low. But there was not a soul on board.