Shortly after this story broke, I filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to the military for documents on the Trepang, it’s location during the time of this event, and crew manifests. She departed Groton on 27 November 1978 to conclude 1978 at sea conducting activities related to the special project. Additionally "Trepang" was awarded the 1990 Silver Anchor Award for excellence in retention programs. Alleged Location of the USS Trepang was between Iceland and Jan Mayen Island. Icex-85 03May85 Northpole Alleged UFO photo taken from the USS Trepang in March 1971.Similar craft to more modern Tic Tac sightings over the US Carrier Nimitz. Officer John Klika was the one who initially spotted the object with the periscope. As verified by Hullnumber, which chronicles the location of naval vessels: Following local operations out of New London, Conn., Trepang proceeded to the Arctic early in 1971. She then engaged in a training mission in the Atlantic Ocean from mid-October to mid-December 1977 before returning to New London and beginning a routine post-deployment standdown. That is all they have have said publicly so far. During these years, one of Trepang's sister ships, USS Bluefish (SSN-675) was considered her "sister submarine," and the two often docked near one another. After returning to New London via Faslane, Scotland, Trepang was soon deployed to the warmer climes of the Caribbean Sea, departing from New London on 22 April 1971 and subsequently making port at Frederiksted on St. Croix in the United States Virgin Islands for weapons systems acceptance and evaluation trials. According to some Specialist UFO researchers, they believe that theses very interesting black and white images (supposedly taken from the USS Trepang SSN 674 submarine in March 1971) are a 100% evidence of secret US aircraft tests or alien lifeforms looking to potentially carry out an early form of fracking. The following case was made available thanks to John Greenewald from “The Black Vault” who in turn received the incredible images from researcher Alex Mistretta. Its claimed that the images were taken by the USS Trepang, somewhere between Iceland and Jan Mayan island in the Atlantic Ocean. Or these pictures are the real deal, and have no relationship with the Trepang submarine USS 674. He has graciously allowed the following photographs, and his research, to be archived here on The Black Vault for reference. Thank you John Greenewald, Steve Murillo, and also Richard Carlson for some valuable assistance, by the way. She then spent three days at Holy Loch, Scotland, before departing for New London. I don’t have a version of this, and it is too faint to see on these photographs. Components of ‘Trepang’, including mess tables, crew bunks, and engineering, were used in the “Fast Attacks and Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War” exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of American History from 2000-2003. Following a change of command in October 1991, "Trepang" then moved to her new home port of Charleston, South Carolina. He also received a Master of Science Degree in Engineering from George Washington University. After searching around a bit, I was able to verify that the USS Trepang, as indicated being between Iceland and Jan Mayen Island, was in fact, in the region at the time. However, after some research, it is possible these were naval target balloons, and the USS Trepang was conducting a weapons test of some kind. Admiral Sackett was gracious enough to take the call, but steered away from the UFO question. While in overhaul, Trepang was assigned to Submarine Squadron 10 during March 1975. Upper left it says “Official Photograph. These images were supposedly taken in March 1971 from a United States Submarine, the USS Trepang (SSN-674), a Sturgeon-class attack … She returned to New London at the end of November 1973 for upkeep and the routine post-deployment standdown leave period. An extensive refit period, which included drydocking, took place in May and early June 1977. In September 1991, after successful completion of her post overhaul sea trials she completed her refueling overhaul. It is no secret that many magazine (especially those that are not “news” periodicals), will enhance photographs for print. She devoted the spring of 1977 to individual ship exercises which included a Nuclear Technical Proficiency Inspection, a Mk-48 Torpedo Proficiency Inspection, and an Operational Readiness Inspection, all of which she completed successfully. I believe (and still) they the photographs probably are real (or most of them are) and probably depict Naval Weapon tests and targets. From 22 February to 22 March 1971, she operated beneath the polar ice cap, conducting extensive tests to provide data for her weapons systems as well as carrying out scientific experiments concerning the movement, composition, and geological history of the ice cap itself. He also served as Commanding Officer of the Howard W. Gilmore (AS-16) [11 June 1976 to 15 May 1978], a nuclear capable repair ship. [2] There is a possible explanation for the photoshopping evidence, that may be explainable. Add your two cents, your opinion, something that was missed, extra information, whatever you would like. DOWNLOAD:  USS Trepang Command History: January 1971 – January 1972 [6 Pages, 0.5MB]. Alejandro Rojas July 15, 2015. Trepang Roster and Crew List. Trepang conducted her final six-month deployment to the Mediterranean between June and December 1997. Her scrapping via the Nuclear-Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton was completed on 7 April 2000. Steve is a former Navy pilot. (Photo: © Official Dolfijn website). The following is the update from Mr. Mistretta: I asked Steve Murillo, head of UPARS, to speak with Admiral Dean R Sackett this morning. In November 1971, she deployed to conduct independent operations in the North Atlantic Ocean. Obviously, I want to stay on point with this, and be part of whatever comes out in this case, but the important thing is to get to the truth, and “The Black Vault” name is extremely well respected and that can very much help. In 1971, the American submarine USS Trepang was on a mission in the Arctic Ocean, near Greenland and Norway, to test its weapons under the polar ice. An Analysis of USS Trepang Encounter. Not to be Released. Lift your spirits with funny jokes, trending memes, entertaining gifs, inspiring stories, viral videos, and so much more. The following case was made available thanks to John Greenewald from “The Black Vault” who in turn received the incredible images from researcher Alex Mistretta. You can clearly see in the “UFO Photos” above, the ‘cross hairs’ of the periscope, along with the indicator lines. [1]. She spent the remainder of 1974 in drydock in annual overhaul. The contract to build Trepang was awarded to the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation in Groton, Connecticut, on 15 July 1966 and her keel was laid down there on 28 October 1967. I’ll put up that info as I progress in this investigation. Security Certificat SSN 674. ): It is possible that the object(s) in the photos above, are a type of weapons system test target, and the photographs are of the results of their shoot down. The FBI discovered the plot when Edward J. Mendenhall and James W. Cosgrove, two of the accused conspirators, contacted an undercover agent seeking funds for training and supplies. Scott Brando, Twitter user @UFOOFINTEREST, submitted the following video (please note: the spelling error is due to a translation error – and although is noted – the video is included here for reference, unedited, as it was submitted to The Black Vault.). During the refueling overhaul "Trepang" completed the test program on-schedule and under budget. In respect to the Admiral, the means to track him down are not going to be published so he is not inundated with calls but he was located. As most periscope shots this photo is taking with a standard digital camera which is held in front of the eye piece of the scope. An Analysis of USS Trepang Encounter. Want to add your input on this case? In 1952, he entered the U.S. Thanks to both users for bringing these to the forefront of the investigation. In late 1998, she circumnavigated the world in order to use up as much nuclear fuel as possible prior to decommissioning. By the way, feel free to contact them yourself or anyone that you feel can help. As indicated and referenced/sourced above, “From 22 February to 22 March [1971], the nuclear attack submarine operated beneath the northern ice cap, conducting extensive tests to provide data for her weapons systems, as well as carrying out scientific experiments concerning the movement, composition, and geological history of the cap itself.”. Below, you can find the original scans, thanks to Reddit user SquizCat. During her voyage from Kittery, ME to Charleston, SC late in 1991 she transited beneath under the 1991 "Perfect Storm". They appear in the order they were published in the magazine, for easier reading. This got started when I heard from one of my sources in Europe that some pictures that I might want to take a look at were making the rounds. Features a YKK #5 Lumifine® glow-in-the-dark zipper, 3 rear pockets and sewn … There were apparently another sub in the region around the same time. She participated in several special operations with the Sixth Fleet during the increased tension brought on by the Yom Kippur War in the Middle East in October 1973. The incredible images of the Unidentified Flying Object filmed in the Arctic originated from the USS Trepang, SSN 674 and were taken in March 1971. Following her return to New London on 5 February 1972, Trepang underwent a routine post-deployment standdown and upkeep, as well as attack submarine training and equipment grooming in local operating areas. The original anonymous source claims that these: 1) The photos were taken from a United State Navy submarine. (We please ask, there are researchers currently corresponding with him, and we would prefer that no one track him down to ask for additional answers as this unfolds.) After the standdown ended during January 1978, Trepang devoted the remainder of January, February, and March to attack submarine training and participation in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Exercise "Safepass." Download: U.S.S. This got started when I heard from one of my sources in Europe that some pictures that I might want to take a look at were making the … Trepang spent the early part of 1976 preparing for an extended cruise. Admiral Dean R Sackett said “I only saw Ice”. Top Secret source and mine are unrelated. Mr. Fernandez posted the following photograph on Facebook: This image shows a striking similarity between two parts of the photo, indicating that someone manipulated the photo. In 1971, the USS Trepang Submarine crew took pictures of a triangular spacecraft and cigar-shaped objects during their journey somewhere between Iceland and Norway's Jan Mayen Island. Discover the magic of the internet at Imgur, a community powered entertainment destination. On July 12th, 2015, another updated was released by Alex Mistretta, working with Steve Murillo: Navy pilot. She spent the summer of 1978 working up for a scheduled Mediterranean deployment. A multi-material race cut, long-sleeve cycling jersey with ultra light mesh side panels. The following case was submitted by Investigator/Researcher Alex Mistretta, who can be contacted at: [email protected]. The truth about what the USS Trepang encountered in 1971 in the Arctic. On 8 June 1973, Trepang departed New London for a six-month deployment with the United States Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean Sea. I’m obviously trying to directly get access to Top Secret‘s original source, so we’ll see. I searched the Library of Congress, and came up with a few examples of Balloon Carriers. As a UFO Investigator, this is a shame, but to a magazine? There were apparently another sub in the region around the same time. An interim four-week drydocking period at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard at Kittery, Maine, preceded Trepang's 1973 operations before she headed south for weapons tests off the Florida coast. Although this does not prove it was a weapons test, and the object was a target balloon, it could support both sides of this story (ie: taken from a submarine, and taken while the submarine was submerged.). A series of pictures were published in a french paranomal magazine called-Top Secret. 2) The location was between Iceland and Jan Mayen island in the Atlantic Ocean. According to the ship roster, also on Hullnumber, you will find: Ship mate John Klika is confirmed to have been on the ship’s roster. This is all I have so far, and I’ll keep sending you whatever additional info I have. The Sturgeon -class nuclear attack submarine, USS Trepang (SSN-674), was commissioned on August 14, 1970, at General Dynamics Electric Boat Division, Groton, Connecticut. She deployed to the Mediterranean Sea from June to November 1976, operating with the Sixth Fleet. From February 22 to March 22 she operated beneath the … Lyon and Richard Boyle) They claimed that they received them from an anonymous source. The incredible images of Unidentified Flying Objects in the Arctic originated from the USS Trepang, SSN 674 in March 1971. USS Trepang (SSN-674), a Sturgeon-class attack submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the trepang, Holothuroidea, a marine animal having a long, tough, muscular body, sometimes called a 'sea slug' or a 'sea cucumber', found on coral reefs. Naval Academy, graduating with distinction in 1956. Trepang Lookbook In March 1971 profound images were taken aboard the USS Trepang of an accidental encounter with an unidentified flying object crashing into the Arctic Ocean. CT.”, In the bottom right corner it says (sic) “Unauthorized Disclosure Subject. On July 13th, I was sent the following photographs via email. But we have to keep in mind that these photographs were originally put onto the internet, given to research Alex Mistretta, after being scanned from the magazine. During the remainder of her career, Trepang conducted many "fast-attack submarine" drill missions as well as a Mediterranean cruise interrupted by a stay of many weeks in La Maddalena, Italy, and Haifa, Israel. In mid-January 1977, Trepang participated in Exercise "CARIBEX 77" in the Caribbean. 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Components of 'Trepang', including mess tables, crew bunks, and engineering, were used in the "Fast Attacks and Boomers: Submarines in the Cold War" exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of American History from 2000–2003. His assignments included tours in destroyers and nuclear submarines in the Navy’s nuclear power program. UFO enthusiasts believed that they were another proof of not only existence but also the presence of aliens on Earth. Trepang being launched at Groton, Connecticut, on 27 September 1969. Top Secret claims that on one of the pictures, there were some inscriptions. These could certainly be a hoax, or these are the real deal and Admiral Sackett is sticking to his security oath. I made connections in the intelligence community in Europe years ago in a project unrelated to UFOs. Following local operations out of her home port, New London, Connecticut, Trepang proceeded to the Arctic early in 1971. In October 1978, the FBI arrested three men—two in St. Louis, one in New York—on charges of conspiring to steal the USS Trepang, based in New London, Ct. During her Mediterranean deployment, she participated in NATO operations off Bosnia-Herzegovina, became the first American submarine in history to perform peacetime operations with a German submarine—namely U-29 (S178), conducted a secret mission tailing a drug-smuggling ship, and trained with SEAL Team 6. Trepang was decommissioned on 1 June 1999 at Bremerton, Washington, and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register the same day. John Greenewald of the Black Vault has been sent an intriguing group of UFO photos, allegedly taken from a Navy submarine, the USS Trepang, in March 1971, somewhere between Iceland and Jan Mayen island in the Atlantic. This enhances their appeal and their visual look, but doesn’t necessarily change the entire context of the photo. I’ll put up that info as I progress in this investigation. After stealing the submarine, the two intended to kill the crew, put out to sea, and rendezvous with an unidentified buyer. I cannot confirm these at the moment, and I don’t know if the spelling of Certificat is just a reproduction error, since these were revealed in their magazine. She continued local operations and training off the U.S. East Coast through her change of home port on 1 October 1974, when Portsmouth, New Hampshire, became her new base. She conducted a second extended deployment into the North Atlantic from 24 July to 25 September 1972, returning to New London via Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. After completion of Pre-Overhaul Testing (POT), in March 1989 Trepang entered her first regular refueling overhaul at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, ME. For as little as $1 a month, you not only help this site IMMENSELY, but you get some exclusive stuff in the process. Arctic UFO Photographs, USS Trepang, SSN 674, March 1971 There is an extensive case file located at the above URL... the summary of the case, is as follows: by Alex Mistretta. In 1988, Trepang visited Bermuda, earned the Battle "E" and visited Scotland following a Northern Atlantic deployment. (Click for larger version). Arctic UFO Photos. Navy Arctic UFO photos allegedly leaked by anonymous source in UFO’s July 16, 2015 8 Comments 39,000 Views. I have used them on information based on Russian UFOs in the past, and they have been very reliable with that. Sackett, operated in Arctic Ocean (Walt Wittmann) 1973 *USS HAWKBILL (SSN 666), CDR Thomas E. Ross, operated in the Bering Sea (Dr. W.K. Back in New England waters for local operations, Trepang again headed south for further tests. Her scrapping via the Nuclear-Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton was completed on 7 April 2000. First, let me say that The Black Vault long has concluded that these photographs did not depict UFOs. This obviously doesn’t prove anything in either direction. The photos were classified “Top Secret” at the time they were … These turned out to be the pictures that a French Paranormal magazine called Top Secret published. A United States Navy submarine, it was carrying out tests on its weapons systems beneath the ice cap. The story began back in March 1971. Completing a four-week upkeep period on 22 April 1973, she completed a Nuclear Technical Proficiency Inspection before returning to New London, where she completed an Operational Reactor Safeguard Examination on 4 May 1973. When I first read about these photographs, I was very intrigued. He commissioned the USS Trepang. Admiral Sackett was gracious enough to take the call, but steered away from the UFO question. the North Atlantic for which she was awarded a Meritorious Unit Commendation. Ver más ideas sobre aviones de combate, platillo volador, extraterrestres y ovnis. Which incidentally, if that’s the case, he has every right to do. (Jan Mayen belongs to Norway, and is only inhabited by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and the Norwegian military.). Departing New London on 1 December 1975, Trepang conducted post-overhaul weapons systems acceptance testing at Roosevelt Roads Naval Station in Puerto Rico and five days of acoustic trials off Frederiksted at St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands before departing St. Croix on 17 December 1975 and returning to New London on 22 December. On June 26, 2017, UFO Investigator Gilles Fernandez posted a discovery made by Wim Van Utrecht, which showed that one of the Trepang photographs may have been photoshopped. You can clearly see the periscope indicators and ‘cross hairs’ in the photographs. From February 22 to March 22 she operated beneath the … 21-may-2020 - Explora el tablero de oscar iscoa "ovnis war" en Pinterest. In March 1971 profound images were taken aboard the USS Trepang of an accidental encounter with an unidentified flying object crashing into the Arctic Ocean. These could certainly be a hoax, or these are the real deal and Admiral Sackett is sticking to his security oath. It was for the Congo’s Mokele-mbembe project that I was working on. I was also able to track down the official roster and ship logs for the U.S. Trepang for this time frame. USS Trepang (SSN-674), a Sturgeon-class attack submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the trepang, Holothuroidea, a marine animal having a long, tough, muscular body, sometimes called a ‘sea slug’ or a ‘sea cucumber’, found on coral reefs. The contract to build Trepang was awarded to the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corporation in Groton, Connecticut, on 15 July 1966 and her keel was laid down there on 28 October 1967. These are the original photographs that created the hype about this case, but, they supplied me the original scans of the photos, NOT from the magazine. The first USS Trepang (SS/AGSS-412) was a Balao-class submarine in the United States Navy.She was named for the trepang, a marine animal sometimes called a 'sea slug' or a 'sea cucumber', having a long, tough, muscular body and found in the coral reefs of the East Indies.. Which incidentally, if that’s the case, he has every right to do. Admiral Dean R Sackett said “I only saw Ice”. When I first saw these, I noted there was something very Zeppelin-like about some of the photos, but, unlike the actual Zeppelin’s, it did not have a carrier for the occupants. After a change of command in November 1988, "Trepang" deployed on a two-month unsupported ASW mission to 4) The Submarine was the Navy’s USS Trepang (SSN 674) and the Admiral on board was Dean Reynolds Sackett. While looking at the high resolution version of the photos, you can see the definitely indicators of the Periscope. Here are the examples (it should be noted that the balloons in these photographs were photographed between 1910-1915… a considerable time difference between this case and these photographs. A set of Arctic UFO images from 1971 have set conspiracy forums ablaze. I was very happy to see many of the facts did pan out, which means if it is a hoax, whoever did it definitely thought it out before hand. She spent the remaining months of 1978 in the evaluation of equipment associated with that project, with periods at sea alternating with periods in port devoted to equipment maintenance. She was launched on 27 September 1969, sponsored by Mrs. Melvin R. Laird, the wife of United States Secretary of Defense Melvin R. Laird, and commissioned on 14 August 1970 with Commander Dean R. Sackett, Jr., in command. USS Trepang (SSN-674), a Sturgeon-class attack submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the trepang, Holothuroidea, a marine animal having a long, tough, muscular body, sometimes called a ‘sea slug’ or a ‘sea cucumber’, found on coral reefs. This obviously implies that it wasn’t ours, and unfortunately doesn’t explain the different objects seen in the pictures. The deployment was subsequently cancelled to permit her to participate in a special Chief of Naval Operations project. There were 3 more pictures of old navy balloons mixed into the set so the black vault just said all of them are ballons. She returned to New London upon conclusion of the deployment, and the routine post-deployment standdown lasted into 1977. I can also confirm, there was a shipmate by the name of John Klika on the USS Trepang as well. The Submarine was the Navy’s USS Trepang (SSN 674) and the Admiral on board was Dean Reynolds Sackett. On July 8, 2015, investigator and former Navy pilot, Steve Murillo was asked to make a phone call (by request of Alex Mistretta) to Admiral Sackett. They have always been reliable, but you know how these things go, you never really know. From 22 February to 22 March, the nuclear attack submarine operated beneath the northern ice cap, conducting extensive tests to provide data for her weapons systems, as well as carrying out scientific experiments concerning the movement, composition, and geological history of the cap itself. When the contract to build her was awarded to … In 1987, Trepang completed a Mediterranean deployment. He completed a full career of 34.5 years in the U.S. Navy, retiring in 1991 as a Rear Admiral. At this time, the USS Trepang was operating in the Arctic Ocean. Criminal Sanction”. The first 3 are real. In recognition of the success of this and other community/education related programs she was awarded the 1990-1991 New Hampshire State Department of Education Community/School Partnership Award. However, the original scans, in high resolution, have been posted online. The translations were created by Reddit user hillside. 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He could not identify what was in the pictures. Trepang being launched at Groton, Connecticut, on 27 September 1969. A discussion has been setup on The Black Vault Message Forums specifically for this case file. Following local operations out of New London, Conn., Trepang proceeded to the Arctic early in 1971. For as little as $1 a month, you not only help this site IMMENSELY, but you get some exclusive stuff in the process! Here is an example above, and they are seen in nearly every photograph. Background: Early in 1971, following local operations out of her home port in Connecticut, the USS Trepang submarine set sail for the Arctic. Although I still have open FOIA requests to other agencies, you can see by this document that the USS Trepang was involved in weapons tests, and seems to coincide with the theory these could be some type of Naval targets used for practice. Here is what we know so far. As more information becomes available, it will be added to this case file. 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