When the First World War ended over a hundred years ago, it left the world with a lot of things, from valuable lessons to ideas of innovation to unbelievable tales of atrocities, but also of hope, love, and heroism. But that’s not all. World War I left us with mysteries that still remained unsolved today. It could be the lack of sufficient records and proof. Through time the facts were mixed with myths until the two merged into a blur of confusion and unanswered questions.

Here are some of those mysteries.

The Crew of Zebrina

Zebrina was a flat-bottomed, schooner-rigged, three-masted sailing barge weighing 189 tons. It was built at Whitstable in 1873, originally used for trading on the River Plate in South America. Zebrina was turned into a cargo vessel shipping coal from England to France. In October 1917, she sailed from Falmouth, commanded by Captain Martin. She was carrying a load of Swansea coal and was headed to Saint-Brieuc, France.

The trip was expected to take around 30 hours, but Zebrina did not arrive at its expected time. In fact, it never did. Instead, it was found two days later at Rozel Point, near Cherbourg, France. The boat was not at all damaged or boarded, and all her Swansea coal was still on board, too. The only thing considered damaged was some disarrangement of the rigging, but other than that, everything looked normal. However, none of the five crew nor the captain was ever found.