Object Sinks Yacht
The yacht, Hattie D, a converted Navy search and
rescue craft, was struck and sunk on Wednesday, 5 February 1964 by an unknown
object about 25 miles off the rugged coast of Cape Mendocino, California. A
Coast Guard helicopter, dipping between 30-foot-high waves, pulled a German
shepherd puppy, nine crewmen, the captain and his wife from the pitching deck
of the yacht.
The Hattie D set out from Seattle on
January 24, then after various stops, left Neah
Bay, Washington on February 2 for California.
survivors insisted the yacht struck or was rammed by a "metal object.''
"I don't care how deep it was," said crewman Carl Jensen.
"What holed us was steel and a long piece.
There was no give to it all (sic – at) all." Jensen was referring to the
7,800 foot depth at the point where the sinking occurred.
this incident because it correlates with official and unofficial sightings of
UFO in the ocean in recent years.
This reference: The APRO
Bulletin, May 1964, p. 2
UFOCAT PRN 56820
UFOCAT URN – NONE
The APRO Bulletin, May 1964, p. 2
UFOCAT URN – 056820 UFOs over the Americas by Jim and
Coral Lorenzen, p. 53, © 1968
UFOCAT URN – 076872 Shadow of the Unknown by Coral Lorenzen, p. 84, © 1970
UFOCAT URN – 076754 Invisible Residents by Ivan T. Sanderson, p. 52, © 1970
UFOCAT URN – 081372 Invisible Residents by Ivan T.
Sanderson, p. 52, © 1970
UFOCAT URN – 141786 A Geo-Bibliography of Anomalies by
George Eberhart, #0168, © 1980
UFOCAT URN – 037179 Project
Grudge/Blue Book Special Reports 1-12
North America – United States, California &
Cape Mendocino, California Latitude 40-26N, Longitude 124-25 W (D-M)
Seattle, Washington Latitude
47-36N, Longitude 122-20 W
Neah Bay, Washington Latitude 48-22 N, Longitude 124-37 W
Reference: The National Gazetteer of the United States of America, prepared
by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the U.S. Board on
Geographic Names, Washington, D.C., 1990.
UFO Location (UFOCAT)
Latitude 40.43 N, Longitude 124.40 W (D.%)