Quote Originally Posted by Ancient Mariner
How a Ship having passed the Line was driven by storms to the cold Country towards the South Pole ; and how from thence she made her course to the tropical Latitude of the Great Pacific Ocean ; and of the strange things that befell ; and in what manner the Ancyent Mariner came back to his own Country.
The Flying Dutchman, is manned by the Ancient Mariner, who, after seeing and killing an Albatross, is destined to fly around the world, using only three beats of its massive wings, forever.