Some Strange Scent Of Death

The true story of the disappearance of three lighthouse keepers from a remote outpost in the Outer Hebrides, the men simply vanishing on December 15, 1900.

Cathy MacDonald explores the Flannan Isles lighthouse mystery of December 1900, when the three lightkeepers on board disappeared, leaving the lighthouse like the Marie Celeste.

This story still resonates in the onsciousness of the locals.

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The true story of the disappearance of three lighthouse keepers from a remote outpost in the Outer Hebrides, the men simply vanishing on December 15, 1900.

Cathy MacDonald explores the Flannan Isles lighthouse mystery of December 1900, when the three lightkeepers on board disappeared, leaving the lighthouse like the Marie Celeste.

This story still resonates in the onsciousness of the locals.

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Cathy MacDonald travels to Lewis to find out how the true story of the mysterious disappearance of three Flannan Isles lighthouse keepers in 1900 is still alive in the Hebridean consciousness.

20070910

The Flannan Isles lighthouse Mystery

Cathy MacDonald travels to her homeland of Lewis to find out how the true story of the mysterious disappearance of three Flannan Isles lighthouse keepers in 1900 is still alive in the Hebridean consciousness.

20070911
20071224