Some interesting water related UFO cases from the 1700-1800s

I’ve long been a fan of scanning very old newspaper archives for possible anomalous events – especially in the timeframe predating the advent of aviation. I wanted to share a few of those with you today. The first one is from a book titled: Phosphorescence: Or, The Emission of Light by Minerals, Plants, and Animals by Thomas Lamb Phipson, and recounts a story from 1852 or 1853. Here is an excerpt: It was in the month of September, 1852 or 1853, and the phenomenon was observed about eight o’clock in the evening….He was being rowed by four stout men from Torrin, in the Isle of Skye, to one of the opposite shores. On entering Loch Scavig the boat containing Mr. Edwards, his friend Mr. Raymond, four boatmen, and a guide, steered across the little bay situated on their right, when a light was distinctly seen at a great distance to the seaward. At first it appeared like the light from the cabin window of a steamboat being near to the surface of the water, and moving with great rapidity towards them. The four men at the oars noticed it with evident alarm, and spoke hurriedly to each other in Gaelic.…

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Some interesting water related UFO cases from the 1700-1800s

Updated: October 17, 2021 — 10:27 pm