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Greek merchant mariner had UFO encounter in the Bermuda Triangle

By T.K. Randall
March 29, 2022 · Comment icon 18 comments

What did the ship's crew encounter that day ? Image Credit: PD - Kai Stachowiak
A series of very strange events accompanied a UFO sighting in the notorious region back in 1978.
There are few mysteries as enduring and as well known as the Bermuda Triangle - an expanse of ocean in the North Atlantic that spans the area between Florida, Bermuda and Puerto Rico.

Over the years the region has become synonymous with the unexplained disappearances of ships and airplanes - often with no trace of them or their crews ever being found.

In a recent article, the Greek Reporter dug up an account by a merchant mariner by the name of Spetzos who experienced something very strange while passing through the area.

His vessel had been traveling to Algiers from Porto Matanzas, Cuba when it became apparent that the ship's speed was anomalously high, despite the instruments reporting no such issue.

A short time later, members of the crew began to experience strange symptoms, including the captain who complained that his body felt heavy and that he was unable to lift his arms.

The electrician noted that the clocks were all two hours out for no apparent reason, while the helmsman found himself unable to control the ship because the gyroscope was broken.
"But the strangest of all was something that happened a little after 5 pm," Spetzos recalled.

"The cook and I were playing backgammon in the smoking room, when suddenly we looked back and saw, to the left of the ship, i.e., the northwest side, just a few miles away, a large, white unidentified flying object in the sky."

"Then there appeared two smaller flying objects to the west of the large one and indeed, one of them was attached to it. 'Experiments of Americans,' I assumed."

"I was sure that something strange was happening with time and how we were affected by the acceleration of the movement of the UFOs."

No explanation for either the sighting or the various anomalies experienced that day was ever found.

Source: Greek Reporter | Comments (18)

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Comment icon #9 Posted by OpenMindedSceptic 2 years ago
You say that like I've got nothing. I've got Venus. 
Comment icon #10 Posted by Golden Duck 2 years ago
Comment icon #11 Posted by the13bats 2 years ago
Lets see.. Of countless "UFO" sightings and the countless ones that were well explained beyond doubt with supporting evidence on their part with no need to be there to be, car lights, Venus, clouds, weather balloon, top secret aircraft... And many other down to earth prosaic things not once has a UFO proven to be an alien craft. Oh...then this gold.... ^ what he said.  
Comment icon #12 Posted by badeskov 2 years ago
Which movie is that from? Given the helmet it would be a Vietnam War era movie, but I have no recollection of that freaky look  Cheers, Badeskov
Comment icon #13 Posted by badeskov 2 years ago
Admittedly, when I was a kid I'd go to the library and borrow said book to read it, admittedly sucking it up. Later on, not so much. Turned out it was hogwash. But that is what the exposure to science does to one, I guess - being able to filter. Obviously, as you noted, if looking at the statistics there is simply no higher probability of have a ship sink (or airplanes disappearing) in the Bermuda Triangle than anywhere else. Without having even looked at it, I was say some Arctic and deep Atlantic Sea areas are probably much more prone to see losses at sea. Cheers, Badeskov 
Comment icon #14 Posted by Trelane 2 years ago
Thanks for validating my previous statement.
Comment icon #15 Posted by the13bats 2 years ago
Tropic thunder, thats iron man playing if im not mistaken a black man.
Comment icon #16 Posted by jmccr8 2 years ago
Hi Bade Tropic Thunder
Comment icon #17 Posted by badeskov 2 years ago
Indeed, Robert Downey Junior. I watched that movie years ago and the image did look familiar, I just couldn't place it  Cheers, Badeskov
Comment icon #18 Posted by badeskov 2 years ago
Indeed, thanks jm! Cheers, Badeskov

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