A Colossus of the Deep

In the late November of 1861, just off the coast of Tenerife, the French steamer Alecton cruised its way toward Cayenne when the lookout on duty called out. Beside the ship, partly submerged beneath the waves, appeared to be a giant sea monster. It had several long arms, and a large, torpedo-shaped body. The captain,… Continue reading A Colossus of the Deep