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  Category 2, Close Encounters 
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A Hynek Classification of Close Encounter is usually an incident involving an object less than 500 feet from the witness.  The size of the object,  viewing conditions, or stereoscopic vision (depth perception)  may render the object in greater detail and still qualify the sighting as a Close Encounter even though the object may have been beyond 500'.  The incident depicted in the logo was encountered during an intense storm near Princeton, IN,  Aug. 1973.

Huge Disc Beneath Surface Of Water
Persian Gulf

Carl Feindt::
1943; Persian Gulf
Seaman Matthew Mangle, from the bow of his ship, sighted a huge disc beneath the surface of the water. The object glowed with a soft greenish light, paced the ship at about 12 knots before speeding up and moving out of sight. (Report 1011)

Fran Ridge:
This is one of the "hidden" UFO reports given to NICAP.

Detailed reports and documents
reports/1943persiangulf_waterufo.net_item.php_id=1011.pdf (Carl Feindt)
NICAP UFO Investigator, July/August 1960, page 7

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