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A Scrambled Letter Puzzle by Roger Burden

Solve the clues below, each of which will give you the name of a famous ship, real or fictitious. Fit it into the grid, and then the bracketed [ ] letters will spell out the name of another famous British vessel.

1. Columbus’s flagship.                      _ _ _ _ _ # [  ] _ _ _ _   

2. Captain Pugwash’s pirate ship.        _ _ [  ] _ _ # _ _ _  

3. Former Royal Yacht.                       _ [  ] _ _ _ _ _ _ _  

4. Tea clipper, now at Greenwich.       _ _ _ _ [  ] # _ _ _ _ 

5. Nelson’s flagship at Trafalgar.         _ _ _ _ _ [  ] _

6. Sir Francis Drake’s ship.                 _ [  ] _ _ _ _ # _ _ _ _ 

7. Ship whose crew vanished.            _ _ _ _ # _ _ _ _ [  ] _ _ 

8. Pilgrim fathers’ ship.                     _ _ _ _ _ _ _ [  ] _

Please scroll down the page for the solution.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAMOUS SHIPS  -  SOLUTION.

1. SANTA MARIA.

2. BLACK PIG.

3. BRITANNIA.

4. CUTTY SARK.

5. VICTORY.

6.GOLDEN HIND.

7. MARY CELESTE.

8. MAYFLOWER.

ASTERISKED-LETTERS SHIP: MARY ROSE.