Go Back Report # 1192



15 August 1608, Genoa harbour, Italy

Three coaches drawn by fiery creatures


"Over the sea off the harbor of Genoa, there appeared three coaches, each drawn by six fiery figures resembling dragons. With the said coaches were the aforesaid signs that still had their serpents and went on screaming their horrible cries and came close to Genoa, so that the spectators, or at least most of them, fled in fear of such a prodigy. However, when they had made three times a trip along the harbor and uttered such powerful screams that they resounded across the mountains around, they got lost over the sea and no news of them has been heard since.

"This caused great damage to the citizens of Genoa, as among them the son of Sr. Gasparino de Loro and also the brother of Sr. Anthonio Bagatello. Several women were also afflicted and had such fear that it caused their death."


Reference for the above text is: Wonders in the Sky, by Jacques Vallee and Chris Aubeck, pp. 181-122, © 2009.

Original reference: Anon., Discours au Vray des terribles et épouvantables signes ... (Troyes: Odard Aulmont, 1608).




Europe – Italy. Body of water is the Gulf of Genoa.

Genoa     Latitude 44-30-00 N, Longitude 009-04-00 E (D-M-S)

Reference: http://geonames.nga.mil/ggmaviewer/





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