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Lighter Lyr Req: The Derelict: 'Yo ho ho and a bottle...' (23) RE: Lyr Req: The Derelict: 'Yo ho ho and a bottle...' 27 May 21

"Dead Chest Island" does appear before 1820. But so does "Dead Man's Chest":

John Augustine Waller, "A Voyage in the West Indies" (1807): "We therefore made all sail towards the Dead-man's Chest, a rock so called, from its singular shape, which lies about three leagues from the main-land. ...It has its name, in Spanish, el Casa di Muerti [sic], which means nothing more than a coffin, but, literally translated, is the Dead-man's Chest, its present English name."

"Dead Chest Island," however, is hardly coffin-shaped. "DMC" is   a different place, not far from Ponce Bay on the south coast of Puerto Rico. Its name on Google maps is "Isla Caja de Muertos."

It partially resembles a coffin.

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