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182. Disappearance (See also Abduction.)

  1. Arden, Enoch missing for many years after being shipwrecked, returns to find his wife remarried. [Br. Poetry: Enoch Arden]
  2. Atlantis submerged legendary island kingdom; never located. [Classical Folklore: Walsh Classical, 37]
  3. Bermuda Triangle area of mysterious disappearance of ships and planes at sea. [Am. Hist.: The Bermuda Triangle ]
  4. Bierce, Ambrose (18421914?) journalist and short story writer; disappeared into Mexico in 1913. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 294]
  5. Crater, Judge (Joseph Force Crater, 18891930?) Judge of N. Y. Supreme Court; vanished August 6, 1930. [Am. Hist.: RHD ]
  6. Drood, Edwin nephew of John Jasper; mysteriously vanishes. [Br. Lit.: Edwin Drood ]
  7. Earhart, Amelia (18971937?) aviatrix vanished in 1937 amid speculation and gossip. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 819]
  8. Hoff a, Jimmy (19131975?) Teamsters boss kidnapped and presumed dead. [Am. Hist.: Facts (1975), 573]
  9. Louis XVII (17931795?) lost dauphin; heir to French kingship imprisoned and probably abducted. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 1617]
  10. Mister Keen tracer of lost persons. [Radio: Keen in Sharp, IV, 354]
  11. Prosperos banquet vanishes after being shown to the hungry castaways. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare The Tempest ]
  12. Roanoke Carolina settlement that twice vanished, leaving no trace (1587). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 430]