America's Haunted Restaurants and Hotels

Haunted restaurants and hotels abound in America, waiting to be explored by specter-seeking guests. "You have to be careful what you wish...
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The Queen Mary; Long Beach, CA

Between carrying troops in World War II and operating as a luxury cruise ship, this historic ocean liner has been the site of nearly 50 deaths. The dead are said to roam the decks of the now-anchored ship, which serves as a novelty hotel. One particularly haunted space is the kitchen, where a chef was supposedly stuffed into an oven during WWII and roasted by a crew who didn't take to his cooking. People still hear his screams. Another presence is thought to be the ghost of Leonard "Lobster" Horsborough, who was a chef during the ship's final voyage. He died in 1967 of either heatstroke or heart trouble and was buried at sea. Many think his spirit returned to the kitchen where he spent his last 15 years. Staff members have reported seeing "Lobster" suddenly appear and disappear, still going about his duties in the kitchen.

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