Go Back Report # 172
03-27-1974

03-27-1974                           Professional Translation       

CISU Case: 215

Location: Isola La Maddalena (SS)

Category: Category: D (Navigation aids, or objects standing still on the water surface)

Evaluation: Insufficient information

Original Source: “La Nuova Sardegna” del 29/3/1974; Scheda S.U.F. n. 1191/B.       

Sighting Description: Alcuni ragazzi che stavano pescando ed alcuni militari addetti alla sorveglianza di una polveriera videro una sagoma scura che si muoveva sul pelo dell’acqua. Dopo un po’ lo strano oggetto si immerse. Le fonti riportano anche di successivi perlustramenti da parte di numerose imbarcazioni e da 40 uomini rana della Marina Statunitense.  

Sighting Description: Some boys who were fishing and some military men in charge of surveillance of a powder magazine, saw a dark silhouette moving above the water surface. After a short time the unusual object submerged itself. The sources reported later patrols by numerous boats and by 40 frogmen of the U.S. Marines.                                                                               

This reference: USOCAT by The Italian Center for UFO Studies (CISU) © 1996 by Marco Bianchini. http://www.cisu.org/          

UFOCAT PRN – NONE           

Europe – Italy, Sassari. Body of water is the Tyrrhenian Sea near the Strait of Bonifacio

Isola La Maddalena - Latitude 41-14 N, Longitude 9-25 E (D-M) [Island of Maddalena]

This reference: Italy Gazetteer, United States Board On Geographical Names, Department of the Interior, Washington D.C., August 1956.  


 



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