The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
Watch ALL-NEW episodes of Unsolved: True Crime every Friday at 3pm here!: thhistory.com/lift/PLD8iUdp33PqTsix2sGblEQZ8m5FQycC5D.html
Want more spooky related videos? Watch Lindsay and three brave fashionistas wear haunted fashion to uncover whether the items are possessed 👻 New episodes every weekend in October!
thhistory.com/lift/PL0PtUxA4JeEL0s_DODcWQ624n0RD66WtO.html
Credits: www.buzzfeed.com/bfmp/videos/113089
MUSIC
SFX Provided By AudioBlocks
(www.audioblocks.com)
Licensed via Audio Network
Welcome to the BuzzFeed Unsolved Network! This channel is your one-stop destination for all things mystery, conspiracy, supernatural, true crime, and everything in between. Subscribe here: bit.ly/2zuaR06.
STILLS
Vintage poster for magic performance - Magician tricks show retro flyer designlukeruk/Getty Images
Bearded fisherman on his ship.Tina Terras & Michael Walter/Getty ImagesPortrait of confident surfer standing at beachCavan Images/Getty ImagesFaces of Business - Confident Colour Image
JohnnyGreig/Getty Imagesconcrete polished texture backgroundchingraph/Getty ImagesMid twenties British male stood on a beachJamie Garbutt/Getty ImagesSouth Africa, portrait of white haired man wearing turtleneck standing on beach dunes before sunriseWestend61/Getty Images
Portrait of mature man on the beachOliver Rossi/Getty ImagesMan At Helm of Yacht During a Sydney Stormdavidf/Getty ImagesDiverse People SmilingJohnnyGreig/Getty ImagesWe're all special in our own wayYuri_Arcurs/Getty ImagesSustainability portraitRichard Drury/Getty Images
London Antique Viewnicoolay/Getty ImagesChevy Impala Grillxydous/Getty Images
Lighthouse on the Isle of Ornsay seen from Isle of Skye in Scotland. Exposed seaweed and mudflat at low tidehopsalka/Getty ImagesBusiness Forecastingguvendemir/Getty ImagesRed door in old stone lighthouse - squareJohn Fader/Getty ImagesMens Waterproof Winter JacketKypros/Getty ImagesEilean Musdile Lighthouse, in the West Coast of Scotland, seen from the sea with clouds in the skyEduardoRM/Getty ImagesBarbaria Lighthouse in formentera Islan in spain with a cloudy sky before an stormVictor Fernandez/Getty ImagesAntique photo: "Tantallon Castle" ship
ilbusca/Getty ImagesSailship in the open sea on a sunny summer dayalekseystemmer/Getty Images
Lighthouse on sand dunes in Cape Cod beachlucky-photographer/Getty ImagesRustic Wooden Door on Adobe Building Wallsanfel/Getty ImagesScotland blue loch reflecting green mountains
Easyturn/Getty ImagesUnited Kingdom Country 3D Render Topographic MapFrankRamspott/Getty ImagesDramatic stormy dark cloudy sky over seaeugenesergeev/Getty ImagesFingerprint on white backgroundPeter Dazeley/Getty ImagesVintage light bulbschoness/Getty ImagesRustic Cabin InteriorTimAbramowitz/Getty ImagesSet of various paint splattersitchySan/Getty ImagesLighthouse in MenorcaSensorSpot
VIDEO
flight over a water surface to green screenvitanovski/Getty Imagesman on the boat at sunset
Ugreen/Getty Imagescrashing waves on pier docks, sea spray, hurricane gale force wind storm, bird coasting, Icelandhumanizr_AV/Getty ImagesKnocking on Wooden Doortavi_repede/Getty Images
Rescue flight over the stormy ocean HD loopbaska8777/Getty ImagesCoastal lighthouse. Lindesnes Lighthouse is a coastal lighthouse at the southernmost tip of Norway.cookelma/Getty Images
Waves breaking on the pier,stones.Vladislav Pavlenko/Getty ImagesGreen screen of moving white clouds with 4K resolution.Bubball/Getty Images
SLOW MOTION: Carefree man dives off a rocky cliff and into the deep blue sea.
helivideo/Getty ImagesWalking in transparent water of mountain river. Undewater view
HotFlash/Getty ImagesSlow motion of a cold dark sea wave beating against an ancient concrete breakwater late in the eveningIVAN ZHURAULIOU/Getty ImagesHeavy seas spray mist as they crash into rocks on the shore.Discovery Access/Getty ImagesMountain trail in the mountains Old Man of Storr in ScotlandShaiith/Getty ImagesDepressed Sad Young Man Sitting on Rock By The Beach While Staring at OceanYuriFineart/Getty ImagesThe man running on a beautiful mountain and doing exercise. slow motionArtem Peretiatko/Getty ImagesLarge Crashing Waves Hit Taiwan Coastline During Tropical Storm BailuJames Reynolds - Footage/Getty ImagesFurious aggressive man beats with his fists the lying person outdoor at forestmagicmore/Getty ImagesClose Up of Two Male Hands Gently Touching and Holding Each Other. Cute Queer Relationship Concept. Gay Couple are Casually Dressed. Room is Bright and Sunny.gorodenkoff/Getty ImagesSignal Flare Held Up In SnowstormRockfordMedia/Getty ImagesDepressive man in dark room standing by the window
stevanovicigor/Getty ImagesA hand in the water calling for help.otofx/Getty Images
High wave breaking on the rocks of the coastline. Extremely Big Wave crushing coast , Large Ocean Beautiful Wave. Super Slow Motion.volkovslava/Getty ImagesMan jumping

ความคิดเห็น 

  1. BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    BuzzFeed Unsolved Network

    8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!

    • Gracie

      Gracie

      2 วันที่ผ่านมา

      If the keeper didn't report anything weird during those two weeks, I wonder if the principal keeper paid him to not say anything and then murdered the other two. Since he had asked just before arriving at the lighthouse with the others whether they could do an experiment to see how long it would take someone to get there between the thing being reported and them actually investigating. Since it was denied, maybe he opted to just bribe the keeper to keep silent. Since he wanted to know how long it would take for someone to come investigating, maybe he was planning out how long he'd have from the time he'd stop turning on the light (leaving the island) until someone would start looking for him. The journal said he was quiet, so what if he was just nervous about his plans. He could have drugged the other two which made them hallucinate and see the storm. Perhaps he was conducting some sort of experiment, and then killed them and left somehow, maybe by having some sort of accomplice pick him up or something.

    • Plant

      Plant

      7 วันที่ผ่านมา

      What would you do on a deserted island? What extra person would you bring?

    • valsol

      valsol

      8 วันที่ผ่านมา

      shane which part of little women (the movie) did u start crying at this is important

    • Grace Linnea

      Grace Linnea

      8 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Which rap song would you rather use against the water sprites, Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice or Fancy by Iggy Azalea?

    • Yazmine Yacub

      Yazmine Yacub

      8 วันที่ผ่านมา

      whenever i need to do scottish accents i just always say it how i think shrek would say it and i think you guys should try it too!!

  2. YOWYoona

    YOWYoona

    9 นาทีที่ผ่านมา

    Missed these two so much

  3. Shashank Shetty

    Shashank Shetty

    12 นาทีที่ผ่านมา

    I thought this would be based on the movie lighthouse

  4. Doris2000

    Doris2000

    57 นาทีที่ผ่านมา

    BFU is back with the boys! I'm happy.

  5. ForeverLove230

    ForeverLove230

    ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Bad luck to kill a seabird...

  6. Daniel Berry

    Daniel Berry

    ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The dark knight reference>>>>>>

  7. Green Giant

    Green Giant

    2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Oh yeah another night of no sleep

  8. Carlos D Gonzalez

    Carlos D Gonzalez

    2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The one theory no one has tried, its nessy the loch ness monster.

  9. Atlis D

    Atlis D

    2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Kind of just connecting the dots that this story might have inspired the willem dafoe and robert pattinson movie.

  10. Michael Nella

    Michael Nella

    3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    curious to know if they ever found any trace of the flag. You'd wonder if it was torn down by the storm or if it was just lowered.

  11. Caz Smith

    Caz Smith

    3 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Americans!! Say “buoyant”, now say “buoy”. Exactly!! Stop pronouncing it Boo-ey 😫😫😫

  12. kmtx

    kmtx

    4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Well obviously it was aliens, the Rutans of course. Doctor Who was there and so was Leela.

  13. Grace Candaza

    Grace Candaza

    4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    How about Xavier DuPont de Ligonnès ? The aristocrat who slaughtered his' entire family? That remains a mystery up till now.

  14. Katarina Dayinta

    Katarina Dayinta

    4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    So I guess this is inspire the lighthouse movie?

  15. Stevie Denae

    Stevie Denae

    5 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    19:20 I too shipped Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, and off-camera friend 😂

  16. Isabel A

    Isabel A

    5 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    i think it was a suicide pact. or maybe they were eaten by the sheep

  17. Robin

    Robin

    5 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Move over Streddie I have a new OT3 now

  18. FD GOD

    FD GOD

    5 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Why is this all so familiar?

  19. Adam Reeves

    Adam Reeves

    5 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I’m only a minute in and I’m already completely convinced Shane and Ryan are high off their asses-

  20. Christopher Hays

    Christopher Hays

    6 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Theory 1 is pretty much the most plausible. One fell into the sea, the others attempted to rescue him and then fell in themselves, possibly during a sweltering of waves from the intense winds of the North Sea. Why were the bodies never found? It's the ocean, they sank and were eaten by crabs and hagfish, most bodies in the sea remain there.

  21. Learning and Growing

    Learning and Growing

    6 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I'm so happy they brought the local lore into it!

  22. ShaneMP01

    ShaneMP01

    6 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    People: *go missing* Ryan: *alien breathing noises*

  23. Jared Quinn

    Jared Quinn

    6 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    They were washed off by a rogue wave. Case closed.

  24. Kiefer The Gamer

    Kiefer The Gamer

    6 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    0:03 You stole my Crappy Pun

  25. GreenbloodLady

    GreenbloodLady

    6 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    This just in: Shane and Ryan think lighthouse keepers run off the same rules as moths. XD

  26. ProjectFlashlight612

    ProjectFlashlight612

    7 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The answer to the mystery is very simple. One of the men killed and ate the others, then ate himself.

  27. Jordan Ramsey

    Jordan Ramsey

    8 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Couldn't pirates have just landed on the island and kidnapped them? That's the only realistic theory besides the violent lighthouse keeper killing them and then committing suicide. Also, they could have all been at the tackle box and got hit by a wave simultaneously.

    • Logically Dictate

      Logically Dictate

      8 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

      I thought the same

  28. Maggie Sullivan

    Maggie Sullivan

    8 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The resignation in Shane’s voice when Ryan pulled out the Alien Juice was just truly inspiring

  29. hound3000 need some hugs

    hound3000 need some hugs

    8 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Shane is beaten by Ryan in a rap battle? Who would have thought?

  30. Scott Perkins

    Scott Perkins

    9 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I live in the south and I'm offended by those... "accents"

    • K M

      K M

      2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

      They were joking don’t take everything so serious 🤦🏻‍♀️

  31. Bevan F.

    Bevan F.

    9 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Ryan really missed the opportunity to say “shed some light” instead of “shed some insight”

  32. Cora Espinoza

    Cora Espinoza

    9 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Rouge waves are a real scary thing though.

  33. kiwitoothpick

    kiwitoothpick

    9 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I’m so glad they are continuing this series. I always binge watch when I’m on vacation 🤩🤩🤩

  34. JANET WILHAM

    JANET WILHAM

    9 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    maybe the men conspired to leave together is some kind of plan...those men need to be investigated deeply as I think they all did this together with a well planned out scheme. And as far as the sheep go--could be some type of marine life that washes up on the grass that contains a hormone booster and when the sheep eat this they give birth to twins.

  35. Dee Ca.

    Dee Ca.

    9 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Why is his voice so nasally?

  36. Faylyn Hillier

    Faylyn Hillier

    9 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Shane loves lighthouses, I paint lighthouses, gives me an idea.

  37. Geckopanda Covers

    Geckopanda Covers

    9 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I missed you 2!

  38. Kirsty Anne Allan

    Kirsty Anne Allan

    10 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I'm.scottish, those accents were hilarious 😂😂😂😂😂

  39. Caporal Poireau

    Caporal Poireau

    10 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Lighthouse keepers are moths confirmed

  40. The Epic Memes And Games

    The Epic Memes And Games

    10 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    im glad you guys are finally back

  41. AIDEN LEE

    AIDEN LEE

    10 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Maybe the gamekeeper killed them and hid the evidence

  42. Juliette Wahl

    Juliette Wahl

    10 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    So essentially what went down in that movie with rob and dafoe

  43. H.W. Reid

    H.W. Reid

    10 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    You should come here to Scotland for Unsolved: Supernatural! Bloody everything is haunted here

  44. Marshall Mathers

    Marshall Mathers

    10 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    stolen from bedtime stories and done much worse

  45. Lauren Larson

    Lauren Larson

    11 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Know what it’s kind of like they go through every Accent except Scottish

  46. firewolfgames

    firewolfgames

    11 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    roku like from ATLA?

  47. Souls Borne

    Souls Borne

    11 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    finalllllyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

  48. Smashmathboy

    Smashmathboy

    11 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    13:48 INSERT STRANGER THINGS MUSIC

  49. Sasha Antonia

    Sasha Antonia

    12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Really miss the good old unsolved. It just doesn’t have the same feel anymore. Didn’t even watch this episode

  50. jiji

    jiji

    12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    18:11 I thought that was shirtless shane beating up the camera

  51. Sheikha Al Busaidi

    Sheikha Al Busaidi

    12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Missed you guys

  52. jxsyxng

    jxsyxng

    12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Shane is so giddy

  53. Joanne Denney

    Joanne Denney

    12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Reminds me of the lighthouse film that William Dafoe and Robert Pattison starred in directed by Robert Eggers. Very eerie.

  54. Ojaswita

    Ojaswita

    13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Booey !?

  55. Lazy Studio

    Lazy Studio

    13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Maybe they were consumed by the light

  56. E H

    E H

    13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The accents 😂 you wouldn’t hear that on Sauchiehall Street

  57. YG & SM STAN.

    YG & SM STAN.

    13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    idk if it's just me but i've had a fear of lighthouses since i was in elementary school 😭😭

  58. Aiana Raven

    Aiana Raven

    13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    "Nice light!" - the Lighthouse keepers had essentially become moths.

  59. meredith m

    meredith m

    13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    nah it was just three lighthouse keepers having a mega polyamorous relationship with those mermen dudes. then they all live underwater happily ever after

  60. Kaitlin Hutchison

    Kaitlin Hutchison

    14 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    my grandfather was the last lighthouse keeper in Scotland before they went automated! really enjoyed this episode :)

  61. Clarissa Hargis

    Clarissa Hargis

    14 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    A rogue wave seems like the only plausible explanation.

  62. lucus lopez

    lucus lopez

    14 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    video reported for racism against Scottish

    • lolbit plush productions

      lolbit plush productions

      ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

      Uhhhhhhh

    • YG & SM STAN.

      YG & SM STAN.

      13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

      um

  63. Sydney Mitrecic

    Sydney Mitrecic

    14 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Magic grass😂😂 Its such a funny phrase

  64. Sydney Mitrecic

    Sydney Mitrecic

    14 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    YAY!!!!! We're back baby!!!!! I love unsolved! Have a great day anyone

  65. nm

    nm

    14 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    why didn't they ask the gamekeeper if he saw a storm at least, because that would clarify at least part of the confusion

  66. Julian Gutierrez

    Julian Gutierrez

    14 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Shane is gay

  67. Gay Slinky

    Gay Slinky

    14 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Ricky goldsworth?!

  68. Gay Slinky

    Gay Slinky

    15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Why is no one mentioning the fact that this man was payed 8 pounds a year to watch this lighthouse???

  69. The Knightingale

    The Knightingale

    15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    It’s official: light house keepers are moths

  70. Omeesa Khanduri

    Omeesa Khanduri

    15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Ahhhhh...they’re back...yess...pure joy 😆

  71. lacrosseguy108

    lacrosseguy108

    15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    aye lads thats a wee offensive... kidding haah. great channel guys

  72. Mark F.

    Mark F.

    15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    absolutely disgusting that they make fun of scottish people! im part scottish (although many many many mannnnny generations ago) my family has lived in the US for like 100+ yrs now...but it's still very offensive to me..with the move towards ending racism you'd think these 2 clowns would actually care about people of different races. Make fun of my race = no more watching...im sure many others will follow too!!

    • lolbit plush productions

      lolbit plush productions

      ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

      * sigh *

    • YG & SM STAN.

      YG & SM STAN.

      13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

      bye then tf they don't need u💀

  73. Lily Hopson

    Lily Hopson

    15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    i remember hearing this when i was younger thinking it was just a scary story

  74. Reagan Weatherford

    Reagan Weatherford

    15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Doing my happy dance celebrating my favorite duo

  75. dennislp3

    dennislp3

    15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    You guys are so corny you could make a whole bag of popcorn

    • lolbit plush productions

      lolbit plush productions

      ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

      Oh god...

  76. Harro Bye

    Harro Bye

    15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Probably sea pirates back in the day found the island n made the kidnapped lighthouse keepers slaves.

  77. dennislp3

    dennislp3

    15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    "Is that where this is fuckin going?" lol.....gold

  78. Ashley Leasure

    Ashley Leasure

    15 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The accents 🤣

  79. Chaotic Maximus

    Chaotic Maximus

    16 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Correct me if I'm wrong but (1:57) isn't "Eilean Mór" Scottish Gaelic for "Big Island"

  80. Mya Lang

    Mya Lang

    16 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    shane i think we ALL cried at little women

  81. Olivia Skye

    Olivia Skye

    16 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I'm Scottish, and while I wasn't offended by the accents, please never do them again

  82. Braelyn Creamer

    Braelyn Creamer

    16 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Could y’all please do the Williamsburg colonial parkway murders? No ever seems to talk about it even though there was literally a serial killer running loose .

  83. Scufflegrit

    Scufflegrit

    16 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    “The nearby BUTT of Lewis”

  84. Nima Hassan

    Nima Hassan

    16 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    What do get when you have 4 men in a lighthouse? Shane: A polyamorous gay relationship with a future in Jamaica

  85. Imagez

    Imagez

    16 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I can't believe Shane is still alive after everything he's said

  86. Caitlin Pallett

    Caitlin Pallett

    16 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    the way the americans say buoy makes me laugh so much it sounds way cooler haha (uk pronounce it like boy, not booey)

  87. Carlos Solis

    Carlos Solis

    17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Every episode has some kind of humourous jokes, which helps my mind from dreaming this again and again

  88. Gay Calculator

    Gay Calculator

    17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Its either a poly gay love story or the fey got em

  89. GlowDust7501

    GlowDust7501

    17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The music makes this so ominous ugh

  90. Fuwa Fu

    Fuwa Fu

    17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The magic grass made the sheep magical.

  91. Jimeth Ota

    Jimeth Ota

    17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    The gamekeeper did it

  92. Rivero Kenshiro

    Rivero Kenshiro

    17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    My thought, 1 of then drop into the sea, they tried to save the drowning one, a wave carry they all away.

  93. the bright hunter

    the bright hunter

    17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    i think the image for joseph moore is steve jobs

  94. Olivia Lawrence

    Olivia Lawrence

    17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    as a scottish person am loving the accents

  95. Tomas Mac

    Tomas Mac

    17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    the boys are back

  96. Miss Zee

    Miss Zee

    17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Broooo what If 2020 is result of shane harassing Annabel

  97. Andrew Breen

    Andrew Breen

    17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Are ye fond of me Lobster?

  98. Black Rose

    Black Rose

    18 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    you know these two men are are really close friends coz they are almost gay for each other.

  99. zijuiy wttuy

    zijuiy wttuy

    18 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Gamekeeper was possibly an Imposter. He wasn't doing his tasks.

  100. Jared Quinn

    Jared Quinn

    19 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Am I hearing the Stranger Things theme?

ต่อไป