They found Bajorat slumped at the desk in his cabin, sitting near the radio telephone, almost as if he were asleep. Had he been about to make a desperate last call for help? But the sailor had been dead for a long time, and they were staring at his mummified remains.
Photo albums apparently showing his wife, family and friends, and clothes and tins of food were strewn all around.
But exactly how he died – and just how long his grisly corpse had been sitting there – remains a mystery. It’s possible that his ghost ship may have been floating for almost a decade.