Mystery of the Lyubov Orlova: Ghost Ship Full of Cannibal Rats ‘Could Be Heading for Britain’

Posted: January 23, 2014

By: Adam Withnall [The Independent]

A ghost ship carrying nothing but disease-ridden rats could be about to make land on Britain’s shore, experts have warned.

The Lyubov Orlova cruise liner has been drifting across the north Atlantic for the better part of a year, and salvage hunters say there is a strong chance it is heading this way.


Built in Yugoslavia in 1976, the unlucky vessel was abandoned in a Canadian harbour after its owners were embroiled in a debt scandal and failed to pay the crew.

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