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  Date
September, 1967
Location
At sea aboard USNaval Ship USS Gyatt DD 712
 
 

Summary:  Traveling with two other Naval ships of type to photo A5 missle from USS George Washington ssbn nearCanary Isnds

Date Posted: 12/7/2016 4:23:58 PM

Sighting Time: 8pm
Day/Night: Nighttime
Duration: 5 min+- 2

No. of Witnesses: approx 60


Distance to Object(s): 5 miles approx No seas ,


Appearance / Description of Object(s)
More at the cigar shape

Description of Area / Surroundings
In the atlantic ocean approx 1/2 way to the Canary Island from Norfol Va

Full Description & Details
I was 21 yr/ old sailor working as a signalman 3rd class aboard the destroyer which put me as high on the superstructure as one can be without being up the mast head.

This thing was noted all of a sudden off the port bow approx. 5deg and approx 30 degrees above the horizon. Distance unknown. All that were on the bridge at the time saw this object which looked some what like a flouresant

light shape like a funny papers cigar ( sharp on both ends ) bulging in center. The object stay in this position some 5 minutes and without any other movement went off to the right of our position and some what down the ships port side slightly in a climb and at unbelievable speed. Left all who saw it with the question of what it was. No further incidence nor did the ship encounter any electrical failure or ill effects. This is a true event of which I wish i had not have witnessed, but true all the same


Personal Background
Retire Navy senior chief, 18 yrs as a Farrier many military and civilian schools

Views on UFOs, before and after sighting
I was not aware of such thing prior to the sighting , and now I can not forget it. I never read anything concerning UFO

Other Comments
I'm sure other sailors from my ship and the other 2 ships have been reported by them now that they have been declass.

Reported Sighting? Yes
Reported To: other shipmate following day
Location: Marble Hill, Mo
Age: 70

 
       

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