It’s undeniable that Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip were an iconic couple. Decades of charming photos certainly painted a fairytale to the public. But as easy as they made it look, as royals, it’s not always easy to follow your heart. Scandals, divorces, and affairs have plagued this British palace for generations. Many pairs split just from the tabloid pressure! Observers all over the world couldn’t help but wonder: What were the secret ingredients of this 70-year love affair?
One of Bermuda’s very first tragedies to occur was when this ship called the SS Cotopaxi mysteriously disappeared with all its crew members aboard. However, 95 years later, it was surprisingly found floating around Cuba. On November 29, 1925, the Cotopaxi left the port in Charleston, South Carolina, heading for Cuba with a large cargo containing coal. But she sadly never arrived. The last messages received from their ship were wireless distress signals on December 1, 1925, two days after leaving Charleston.