Go Back Report # 106
09-30-1954

09-30-1954  

#166 - Sept. 30, 1954, Brest (France). At sea between Brest and Roven (sic) , the crew of the tanker Port Lyautey observed an object touch the surface of the sea, then take off vertically and give off a red flame before being lost to view.                                                                        

This reference: Passport to Magonia by Jacques Vallee, p. 213, #166, published 1969

Original source: Le Figaro, Oct. 2, 1954; La Croix, France-Soir, Oct. 3, 1954; AFP, Sept. 30, 1954.       

UFOCAT PRN – 21983 [DOS: 09-30-1954]

UFOCAT URN – 021984 Preliminary Catalog (N=500) by Jacques Vallee, #168, © 1966

UFOCAT URN – 179783 Challenge to Science by Jacques Vallee, p. 213-168, © 1966

UFOCAT URN – 021985 A Century of Landings (N=923) by J. Vallee, # 166, © 1969

UFOCAT URN – 104985 World-Wide Catalog of Type 1 Reports, #0340 by Peter Rogerson,

                                        no © date

UFOCAT URN – 021983 Computerized Catalog (N=3076), #1215 by Jacques Vallee, no © date

UFOCAT PRN – 21985 [DOS: 09-30-1954]

UFOCAT URN – 021986 The Humanoids: FSR Special Edition, No. 1, p. 11, © 1966

UFOCAT URN – 022013 Computerized Catalog (N=3173), #2419 by L. Schoenherr, no © date

UFOCAT URN – 171841 *U* UFO Computer Database by Larry Hatch, # 03674, © 2002      

UFOCAT PRN – 21983 [DOS: 10-02-1954]

UFOCAT URN – 076511 GEPA – Phénomènes Spatiaux, September 1968

UFOCAT URN – 054709 Etudes Statistiques Portant sur 1000 Témoignages, Claude Poher, #0345,

                                        undated      

Europe – France, Finistere.

Brest                Latitude 48-24 N, Longitude 4-29 W (D-M)

Roven – There is no “Roven” in the gazetteers but a Google search turned up a hotel in Roven, which is in the city of Rouen, which is to the east of Brest.-CF-          
Rouen              Latitude 49.26 N, Longitude 1.05 E

Reference: France Gazetteer, published in the Office of Geography, Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C., September 1964   

UFO location (UFOCAT).
Note several given:

            Latitude 48.39 N, Longitude 4.46 W (D.%) [URNs 21983, 21984, 179783, 21985, 104985]

            Latitude 49.00 N, Longitude 3.00 W    [URN 171841]

            Latitude 49.419 N, Longitude 1.077 E [URN 054709]

            Latitude 49.44 N, Longitude 1.10 E     [URN 076511] 


 



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