The Great ‘ghost’ Shippe sets its mysterious sights on New Haven

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NEW HAVEN--One of the oldest tales in the history of Connecticut's former colonies is that of the Great Shippe.

It set sail in January 1647 with hopes of a bountiful journey, but its return ended up being much more mysterious than expected.

On this week's Hidden History, photojournalist Mike Townsend takes a look back at the tale of New Haven's "ghost ship."

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