Briggs, Capt. Benjamin Spooner [cenotaph] b. April 24, 1835 d. November, 1872 Captain of the mysterious "ghost ship" Mary Celeste. Briggs, his wife Sarah Cobb Briggs, their 2-year-old daughter Sophia, and seven crewmates, sailed from Massachusetts on November 7, 1872, bound for Europe with a cargo of commercial alcohol. Less than a month later, on December 4, the ship was found sailing erratically off the coast of Gibralter. Crew from the DeGratia boarded the brigand to investigate. They found the last entry in the ship's log, dated November 24, which indicated that the...[Read More] (Bio by: Shiver) Evergreen Cemetery, Marion, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Plot: A cenotaph for him, his wife, and their daughter.