Update of the Catalogue of UFOs/USOs Reported by Seagoing
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The US Air Force connection with the issue
of UFOs is widely known. The public is less aware
of the US Navy's involvement in the managing and
reporting of UFO and USO incidents.
Jan Aldrich has produced a revised Catalogue of UFO/USO
cases with over one hundred updated and enhanced cases,
along with over one hundred new cases. Map locations,
links to articles and many photographs help to
illustrate the scope and nature of these reports.
This remains a work in progress and Jan welcomes any
comments or additions.
Read Jan's Introduction to the draft
First Update of the Catalogue of UFOs/USOs Reported by Seagoing
Keith has produced many valuable catalogues and investigations, the
latest being a detailed review of official Australian Government
files revealing the official interest, handling and history of “Unusual Aerial
Sightings” – UFO – reports.
“Unusual Aerial Sightings” - A Search Through The
Australian Government’s Records Systems
Keith's Catalogue Of Pre-24 June 1947 Australian Unidentified Aerial Phenomena.
Version 7 has been updated and expanded with new cases and additional
source notes and commentary:
A Catalogue Of Pre 24 June 1947 Australian
Unidentified Aerial Phenomena - Version 7
At about noon on 23 August 1953, Mr T. P. Dury, the Deputy Director of the
Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) in Papua New Guinea, then an
Australian territory, took daylight movie footage of an extraordinary
unidentified "missile" over Port Moresby. The UFO was gone in a few seconds
but the story of the official handling of the filmed evidence lives on
as an enduring part of the UFO mystery.
Keith Basterfield and Paul Dean undertake
a "Cold Case Review" of this incident and subsequent
investigations utilizing a detailed chronology of events and
expanded collections of detailed public and previously classified
The Cold Case Review Of The 23 August 1953, Port Morseby Visual Sighting And Colour Movie Film.
In this two-part collaboration with researcher Paul Dean, Keith examines the circumstances and analysis of the well-known April 2nd, 1966, Balwyn, Victoria, UFO photograph:
Balwyn UFO Stage One Report Final Version
Balwyn UFO Stage Two Report Final Version
Following on from the research undertaken by Keith Basterfield and Paul Dean
into the well-known April 2nd, 1966, Balwyn, Victoria, UFO photograph,
Canadian researcher, Francois Beaulieu, re-evaluates some
previously held theories and offers new insights into authenticating
Keith believes Francois has prepared an extensive and very interesting article
which is another example of the continuing investigation into the incident:
A Re-evaluation of the Balwyn UFO Photograph by Francois Beaulieu
Keith also has his own website where you can keep up-to-date with
his latest research:
Paul Dean's website is regularly updated with his own extensive research
(Keith has decided to integrate future updates for certain categories
of events into his catalogue of "The More Interesting Australian UFO
Reports." Some of his older catalogues have been retired to
assist in this process.
Keith has recently updated his popular Catalogue of the More Interesting
Australian UAP Reports
. He has included some new cases; checked sources for
accuracy, and amended dates, times and other details as necessary.
A Catalogue of the More Interesting
Australian UAP Reports at 3 June, 2016
A new and concise listing of all UAP (Unidentified Aerial Phenomena)
holdings currently documented by the Australian Government:
Australian Government UAP Files Listing As at 23 May 2016
Text Source Materials for Westall High School
UFO incident, April 6, 1966
A Reference Catalogue Of UAP Reported From The Nullarbor Plain
Region Of Southern Australia
A Catalogue of UAP reports from Victoria, Bass Strait and Tasmania around the time of the Frederick Valentich disappearance on
21st October, 1978
A Re-examination of the Zanthus Western Australia Aircraft Encounter of 22 August 1968
Listing Of Reports From Woomera, South Australia,
the experimental military test and rocket range.
A Catalogue of Australian Abduction Cases
A Catalogue of Australian Photographic UFO Reports
A Catalogue of Australian Physical Trace Cases
These catalogues join Keith's other works:
A Draft Catalogue Of Reported UFO Cases Where Implants Are Mentioned
A Catalogue And Analysis Of Australian
'Angel Hair' Cases. This catalogue has been updated - February, 2002
- by veteran New Zealand researcher, Murray Bott.
Murray has supplied a listing of these types of cases for New Zealand from
the files of Harold Fulton, Civilian Saucer Investigations-New Zealand
(CSI-NZ), Hank Hinfelaar, and his own files.
Aircraft/UFO Encounter Summaries From the
Research of PROJECT 1947.
Jan Aldrich updates some cases in Dominique Weinstein's
ACUFOE catalogue with these new
Dominique Weinstein's Aircraft/UFO Encounters
catalogue remains the best source of UFO sightings by
pilots and aircraft crewmembers. Long-admired and respected
by UFO researchers world-wide, an updated version of this catalogue will
soon be available to the public. This online version of Dominique's
provides only a small sample of the actual material
he has compiled, and the limitations of HTML don't really do justice to the
layout and utility of the printed version.
British UFO researcher and author Paul Fuller has compiled some interesting
ground trace cases from Ted Phillips' Physical Trace Catalogue
The shape and performance characteristics of UFOs are many and varied.
In Close Encounters with Unknown Missiles
respected Swedish researchers Clas Svahn and Anders Liljegren of the
Archives for UFO research (AFU), document some mysterious and possibly fatal
incidents between aircraft and unidentified missile-like objects.
Updated January 30, 2018