Fishermen Sight Submarine Like Object

Fishermen Sight Submarine Like Object

Date: August 30, 1950

Location: South of Kippens, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

William Alexander, son Bill Alexander & nephew Austin Alexander, fishing in a dory boat about 1½ miles offshore from Kippens, saw a black or yellowish/brown object thought to be a submarine, the size of a dory, about 20' long about 1½ to 2 miles away to the south, about 3 miles offshore about 15' to -20' above the water.

The shape of a large aerial gunnery target balloon or a barrel with a pole or periscope trailing from its center line into the water, moving at 3 to 5 mph towards shore.

Object disappeared over the horizon; briefly resighted from high ground ashore sometime later, about 4:00 p.m. Reported to the USAF at 4:10 p.m. No smoke, exhaust, noise or markings. Helicopter search at 4:20 p.m. negative.

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