diver found large sucker-like divots taken out of the rubber sonar dome in a >pattern similar to that of a giant squid, and the sonar dome was replaced. Three of the world's largest navies are placing new emphasis on undersea sonar systems in 2010. Several long deep scratches through a hard rubber and fabric covering. 5) The USS Stein Monster. Just what had attacked the USS Stein and was it, as the legend goes, a giant sea creature of unimaginable horror…. Helpless in goal as the last option in physical […], Since Anne Lister was born in 1791 in Halifax, England, she knew she was different. the longest one I. How in The World Did Osslof & Warnock Get Over $100 Million EACH in Donations in Two Months? The U.S.S. Archived. The statements on some websites that the attack occured off San Diego is simply not supported by any facts. 07 July 1972, BADGER was relieved of the gunline duties by the USS DAVIDSON (DE-1045) and proceeded to planeguard duties with the USS MIDWAY (CVA-41) and CTG 77.3, COMCARDIV ONE, en route to Subic Bay, where BADGER moored alongside the USS GRAY (DE-1054) on 8 July. The target of a deep-sea giant that unexpectedly approached the surface was the protective casing of the nasal sonar. If it is, to anyone and everyone, so obvious that things like the hooks are all the proof one needs that it was a giant squid, why do the crew so vehemently argue that it was not, could not, and was not, anything like a squid that attacked them, but a submarine, when there’s no evidence of that? The Meyerkord will be in Portland through November of 1978. Subsequently, the hooks were removed from the rubber that surrounded the dome. The 478-foot-long vessel is in the same squadron as the USS Lang. Of these 14, only 8 received bow-mounted sonar domes. A little known shark that lives in waters off Antarctica is only the second creature known to science that hunts giant squid for food. Stein was killed in action whilst attempting to locate enemy machine gun emplacements, preventing his company’s advance. This has to be more then one form of Architeuthis.I'm surprised the last 10 years how many have been either seen on camera or found off shore as The creature damaged the "NOFOUL" rubber coating of her AN/SQS-26 SONAR dome. The mystery deepened when, upon investigation, experts found the suction cups to be five times larger than any known squid…. Nobody quite knows where the ship was when the incident took place. An ancient Hebrew legend tells us that the only animals to survive the great flood were the fishes, the monster reem and the giant og, huge sea creatures terrifying the waters. And when the ship drags them along, their hooks imbed deeper into the rubber housing of the dome, and then become calamari when they get sucked into the prop as the ship finally tares them apart. I was stationed on a similar ship, also a Knox class Frigate (USS PAUL) FF-1080, from 1982-1984, which also suffered a leaking sonar dome, when dry docked, they also found broken pieces of what they suspected as (biological contamination) they looked like squid claws. 2021. Thanks for the post. Stein FF-1065 had it's sonar dome's rubber window destroyed by a giant squid as was reveiled. Steaming homeward, the destroyer visited Singapore (1–2 May) before standing into Yokosuka on 15 May 1984. The ship was laid down at Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company's Seattle shipyard on 1 June 1970 and was launched on 19 December 1970. As the teams approached the SONAR dome, they took notice of extreme visible damage to the rubber coating that wrapped around the dome itself. The largest squid we’ve ever documented, by comparison, measured 43 feet in length. The OOD sent the ship to GQ.... oh god, I'm sorry. At some point during its voyage, the USS Stein was hit by something large in the water around it. Close. At 19 I had been at sea all of five days out of San Francisco when we crossed through the Unimak Pass in the Aleutians into the Bering Sea on our way to Korea aboard the SS Steel Executive. Here’s the story of lily pad pummelling, delicious loneliness, and appalling puns. ... and fixed hydrophones aid in the detection of radiated noise. A survey of the hull found the damage to be severe enough to necessitate a significant overhaul which could not be accomplished with the limited facilities at Roosevelt Roads. 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At 19 I had been at sea all of five days out of San Francisco when we crossed through the Unimak Pass in the Aleutians into the Bering Sea on our way to Korea aboard the SS Steel Executive. The USS Stein Monster was a creature that apparently attacked the Knox-class destroyer escort USS Stein. long were waving all over the place!! Over 8 percent of the surface coating was damaged. She was named after Marine Tony Stein, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously after his part in the Battle of Iwo Jima. It was only then Sonar on USS Warrior Mine Hunting Ship ... USS Stein, USS Badger 20890 HD - Duration: 18:38. It’s likely there is no giant sea monster. >When the USS Stein, FF-1065, went out for her Sea Trials outside of Pudget >Sound her sonar was not performing well. Stine's anti-submarine sonar gear suddenly went US unserviceable she sailed home. story. Not long after, many saw naming a new destroyer after him as a fitting tribute to such a man. The target of a deep-sea giant that unexpectedly approached the surface was the protective casing of the nasal sonar. ( Log Out /  And sexiness. I know this is alot later than the original post. Back in Japan, she began a long series of post deployment inspections, maintenance and upkeep. ( Log Out /  All content copyright 2020, The Above Network, LLC. The captain, realising his ship was now crippled, decided to head to the Long Beach Naval Dockyard. have been a 150 ft giant squid. In the March of 1978, the USS Stein left San Diego, California and embarked on a journey around South America, calling at ports in Peru, Ecuador, and Panama.. Somewhere along its journey, the USS Stein collided with something very large in the ocean waters. A statement provided to NOAA Fisheries Further investigation found that the hooks were from a large, as yet unknown type of giant squid. A lot of it relies on finding washed up remains or examining the contents of stomachs. Were they attacked by some unknown sea beast? Several times, he helped wounded comrades to safety and continued runs to the beach for more ammunition to continue his assaults. In 1976, the ship was attacked by an unknown species of giant squid. Upon arrival, the ship was immediately dry-docked and maintenance was ordered to be carried out as soon as possible. 5) The USS Stein Monster. NOAA Fisheries (Martin, pers com, 2003), indicate that sonar signals were audible underwater on the date and time of the USS SHOUP’s sonar transmissions. Say it was about four feet long at the … It had make calls in Ecuador, Peru, Panama and Acapulco. The ship struck a mine and sank on 7th June 1944, after the Operation Overlord, or D-Day, landings on 6th June. That monster is believed to be an unknown species of giant squid, which damaged the “NOFOUL” rubber coating of her AN/SQS-26 SONAR dome. This content community relies on user-generated content from our member contributors. myself.. (it's every sailor's duty to fabricate sea stories) The fact is, nobody knew when we were attacked. In 1978, the USS Stein (DE-1065) was experiencing increased sonar noise which was interfering with operations. She was named after Marine Tony Stein, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously after his part in the Battle of Iwo Jima. She was named after Marine Tony Stein, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously after his part in the Battle of Iwo Jima. In the spring of 1978, the USS Stein DE-1065, the USS Stein DE-1065, was attacked by a giant squid while patrolling the Pacific coast of South America. They argue that nothing else could’ve caused such damage. That it was a submarine. commissioning. The U.S.S. 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( Log Out /  USS Warrior Conducts Damage Control Olympics - … The ship make calls in Guayaquil, The abandoned fool drifting as the lily pad in the murky swamp of tattered dreams and ever more ragged old haggard trolleys dumped with gay abandon. She was the fourth vessel named for John Cushing Aylwin. New Post Every Saturday After suffering failure of its SONAR system, it was brought in for a dry-dock inspection where it was revealed that severe damage… The teachers feared her. Teams set to work to repair the damage, but as the teams approached the SONAR dome, there was considerable damage to the NOFOUL rubber coating that wrapped the dome. After landing on Iwo Jima in 1945, his platoon was halted by Japanese fire; Stein single-handedly charged a series of enemy pillboxes and exposed his position to draw fire. You can leave a comment  below. The 'Thing' can now leave you with Psychosis. TIL The rubber coating of the sonar dome of the USS Stein was attacked by a giant squid, the evidence of which points to a squid larger than any discovered. Dr. Anthony Fauci Admits He Lies to Americans Because We Have the Minds of Little Children. It was 1976 and the USS Stein headed into port after it’s SONAR system had experienced failure. The booms and damage to the number one hole (at the bow) are seen in this image. It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Upon inspection, it was found that the protective NOFOUL rubber-like coating on the sonar dome had several cuts and scratches. I was a radar technician on the USS Stein in 1972, and so I Upon closer inspection at the port, the special rubber protective coating of the ship’s SONAR dome had cuts as long as 4 feet across. Seventy-one U.S. Navy Sailors were lost in the aftermath of the blast, during a brutal and largely overlooked early campaign of World War II. They, naturally, assumed that something so large must’ve been a submarine of some kind, which had collided with the ship. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. The USS Stein Monster was a creature that apparently attacked the Knox-class destroyer escort USS Stein. Whatever had attacked the Stein, it was unlike anything anyone had ever seen before. There was total panic on the bridge. So I’ll give this cryptid a 140 on my patented Cryptid-o-Meter, putting it 17th in the list of 70, with the Pope Lick Monster still bottom and Beast of Gévauden still holding top spot. I’d love to hear your thoughts on this post. But back in 1979 I was a sonarman on the Reasoner FF-1063 and we were told that the window was damaged becase of sub-standard maintance and I couldn't help 1976 US Navy; USS Stein, USS Badger MN-11567a. The third USS Stein (DE-1065) was a Knox-class destroyer escort, later redesignated as a frigate (FF-1065) in the United States Navy.. But only a few years in to the life of that ship, something very strange hit it, and no one was quite sure what. reveiled. USS Thresher was the lead boat in a class of 3,700t nuclear-powered attack submarines. The story of the giant squid only came about a few years later, after the analysis was complete on what was found on and in the rubber on the dome. Biden Picks Jennifer Granholm to Head the DOE.....uhh oh. The USS Stein was named after Tony Stein, the first Marine (of 22) to receive the Medal of Honor for action in the Battle of Iwo Jima. ( Log Out /  Maintained and repaired high tech electronic SONAR equipment on board the USS Sellers DDG-11 Destroyer. really very good for finding species of creatures. There were several of these. She was named after Marine Tony Stein, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously after his part in the Battle of Iwo Jima. Upon arrival, the ship was dry-docked at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard and maintenance teams went to work to repair the damage of the system. Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool. In 1976, the ship was attacked by an unknown species of giant squid. Suddenly, the thing struck the ship; technical failures soon riddled the vessel and panic set in. Any squid story is a good Served as the USS Sellers, Nuclear Weapons Emergency Destruct Certified Technician (NUWEDS). The creature damaged the "NOFOUL" rubber coating of her AN/SQS-26 SONAR dome. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. The USS Stein Monster. Please feel free check out the latest posts from my other blog: The Indelible Life of Me Dan E. Fenn in command. In the spring of 1978, the USS Stein DE-1065, the USS Stein DE-1065, was attacked by a giant squid while patrolling the Pacific coast of South America. In 1976, the "NOFOUL" rubber coating of her AN/SQS-26 SONAR dome was damaged by multiple cuts over 8 percent of the dome surface. The other three never had a sonar installed in the dome. Here is the bow sonar dome of CV-67. The USS Stein. For his ‘conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life’, he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. Welcome! Consequently, Gonzalez was towed by fleet ocean tug Apache (ATF-172) for the voyage to … starting from the front and the side and down underneath the dome itself. The rubber covering was tough and hard, only something of unbelievable strength could’ve dragged a claw through it. 30 officer I a Carpenter went down to examine the underwater Dome We noticed that there were some quite long scratches. It was 1976 and the USS Stein headed into port after it’s SONAR system had experienced failure. Yes, all this is rather random and rather pointless, but it’s my fondest hope that it wins some credibility for originality. wonder if the sonarman responsible for the pressure board ever found out different? Stein, named for Medal of Honor winner Tony Stein, was one of 16 Knox-class Destroyer Escorts ordered under the US Navy's Fiscal year 1965 construction program, with the order being placed on 22 July 1964. bridge wing, but one alert sailor used a battle ax to chop the tentacle off. The opinions of our members are not those of site ownership who maintains strict editorial agnosticism and simply provides a collaborative venue for free expression. Maiden voyage out of San Diego the US Navy Stein also had a weird encounter. The US Navy is now using a particular type of sonar in more than half of the world’s oceans under an illegal permit. The accident, which took the lives of all 129 men onboard, remains the highest ever submarine death toll in history. I doubt they are attacking these ships. Support ... is a branch of underwater warfare that uses surface warships, aircraft, or other submarines to find, track, and deter, damage, or destroy enemy submarines. that the tattered sonar dome was noticed. The target of a deep-sea giant that unexpectedly approached the surface was the protective casing of the nasal sonar. My time with FF’s continued as I went to SWOSCOLCOM Coronado as an instructor for … We then went to Long Beach Naval Shipyard for a drydock availability. Bannon, in his role as navigator, wrote in the deck log: “Slow to 5 Kts to reduce damage to Sonar Dome.” The logs do not indicate what caused the damage, and no blame was assessed. This the unwanted jester, the festering lily pad. A fascinating cryptid indeed. The USS Stien Monster The USS Stein, a knox-class destroyer escort, later turned into a frigate for the U.S. Navy was attacked and damaged off the coast of San Diego, California in 1976. 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For centuries, such creatures have been reported across the world, many mysteries still yet to be solved. On 12 July, Cochrane was at Chinhae, South Korea, for maintenance to her hull and sonar dome (12–17 July). Every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, I answer a variety of random questions, covering topics from bacon to hot pants, my two favourite things, plus everything in-between. Within the cuts were the remnants of claws. And they’re not changing their minds on that one. edit on 10-11-2011 by Sweevo because: spelling mistake, The Above Top Secret Web site is a wholly owned social content community of. 18:38. Within the deepest of these cuts, the team discovered large, curved hooks reminiscent of the kind of large hooks found within the suction cups of large squids, along with large, curved claws or teeth, hundreds, all hollow, some longer than one inch. Deep sea exploration is very different from outer space. once the family reunions were over and the ship was in dry Dock. Or maybe that crew saw something on that day, something horrifying, fabricating a story they agreed upon, attempting to forget what really happened to them on that fateful day…. She was named after Marine Tony Stein, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously after his part in the Battle of Iwo Jima. But back in 1979 I was a sonarman on the Reasoner FF-1063 and we were told that the window was damaged becase of sub-standard maintance and crewmembers were disciplined for it since the cost of the rubber window was over 1 million dollars and getting it repaired cost over 3 million. The creature damaged the "NOFOUL" rubber coating of her AN/SQS-26 SONAR dome. Upon closer inspection at the port, the special rubber protective coating of the ship’s SONAR dome had cuts as long as 4 feet across. One radar technician onboard at the time remembers the day and remembers the attack. Their first thought was to get to the nearest dry-dock for help, at which point, the crew noticed the tattered SONAR dome and all the scratches. British Crown Dependencies / Overseas Territories. Seems like these animals maybe getting snagged at the surface during the night when they rise from deeper waters. The creature damaged the "NOFOUL" rubber coating of her AN/SQS-26 SONAR dome. The third USS Stein (DE-1065) was a Knox-class destroyer escort, later redesignated as a frigate (FF-1065) in the United States Navy.. In late November 1979, however, the Foster’s sonar dome — a crucial piece of equipment used for navigation and detection — was damaged. Change ). Teams set to work to repair the damage, but as the teams approached the SONAR dome, there was considerable damage to the NOFOUL rubber coating that wrapped the dome. have some direct knowledge of the Stein incident. She was commissioned on 8 January 1972, being assigned the Hull number DE 1065. Likes and follows greatly appreciated. Maybe it is all just a simple misunderstanding. But consider this. SUbic Bay upkeep periods such as these were exhausting. The target of a deep-sea giant that unexpectedly approached the surface was the protective casing of the nasal sonar. The USS Stein was named after Tony Stein, the first Marine (of 22) to receive the [Medal of Honor] for action in the Battle of Iwo Jima. The firm, which operates in the Port of Portland-owned Swan Island Ship Repair Yard, is completing a major overhaul of the USS Lang, and earlier completed a fleet overhaul of the USS Stein including a sonar and dome. For almost 75 years, the stern of the destroyer USS Abner Read lay somewhere below the dark surface of the Bering Sea off the Aleutian island of Kiska, where it sank after being torn off by an explosion while conducting an anti-submarine patrol. In 1976, the ship was attacked by an unknown species of giant squid. 30 officer I a Carpenter went down to examine the underwater Dome We noticed that there were some quite long scratches. It seems obvious, then, that a squid was responsible, but the crew have stuck to their story. I then went to COMNAVAIRPAC MTT for 2 years and then on to my second Frigate, the USS STEIN FF 1065 as LCPO of B Div from 1984-1987, completing the World Cruise in 1987. The USS Stein was named after Tony Stein, born in 1921. Posted by 8 months ago. The crew of the ship then and even now didn’t give much thought to the idea that what attacked them was a giant squid of some kind. Stine's anti-submarine sonar gear suddenly went US unserviceable she sailed home. In the spring of 1978, the USS Stein DE-1065, the USS Stein DE-1065, was attacked by a giant squid while patrolling the Pacific coast of South America. The USS Stein earned its popularity all over the world when it was attacked by a sea monster in 1976. The creature damaged the "NOFOUL" rubber coating of her AN/SQS-26 SONAR dome. The USS Stein Monster was a creature that apparently attacked the Knox-class destroyer escort USS Stein. Anyway, the biologists who came to Long Beach to examine the claw speculated that it could Ecuador, then Peru, Panama, Acapulco and back to San Diego. Huge tentacles over 100 ft USS Aylwin (FF-1081) was a United States Navy Knox-class frigate. USS Thresher (SSN-593) USS Thresher (SSN-593) sank while conducting deep-diving tests southeast of Cape Cod on the 10th of April 1963. Aylwin was laid down on 13 November 1969 at Westwego, La., by the Avondale Shipyard, Inc.; launched on 29 August 1970; sponsored by Mrs. Charles K. Duncan; and commissioned on 18 September 1971 at the Boston Naval Shipyard, Comdr. The attack itself occured right around sunset, about 100 miles off Ecuador. PeriscopeFilm Recommended for you. The SONAR was repaired and the ship was sent out to continue its mission. For further info, please click here. Likes and follows greatly appreciated. The USS Stein left San Diego, California, in the April of 1978. In 1976, the ship was attacked by an unknown species of giant squid. Scientists, on the other hand, disagreed with the crew and many were adamant that it was some creature. When she returned back to port, a >diver found large sucker-like divots taken out of the rubber sonar dome in a >pattern similar to that of a giant squid, and the sonar dome was replaced. Three of the world's largest navies are placing new emphasis on undersea sonar systems in 2010. Several long deep scratches through a hard rubber and fabric covering. 5) The USS Stein Monster. Just what had attacked the USS Stein and was it, as the legend goes, a giant sea creature of unimaginable horror…. Helpless in goal as the last option in physical […], Since Anne Lister was born in 1791 in Halifax, England, she knew she was different. the longest one I. How in The World Did Osslof & Warnock Get Over $100 Million EACH in Donations in Two Months? The U.S.S. Archived. The statements on some websites that the attack occured off San Diego is simply not supported by any facts. 07 July 1972, BADGER was relieved of the gunline duties by the USS DAVIDSON (DE-1045) and proceeded to planeguard duties with the USS MIDWAY (CVA-41) and CTG 77.3, COMCARDIV ONE, en route to Subic Bay, where BADGER moored alongside the USS GRAY (DE-1054) on 8 July. The target of a deep-sea giant that unexpectedly approached the surface was the protective casing of the nasal sonar. If it is, to anyone and everyone, so obvious that things like the hooks are all the proof one needs that it was a giant squid, why do the crew so vehemently argue that it was not, could not, and was not, anything like a squid that attacked them, but a submarine, when there’s no evidence of that? The Meyerkord will be in Portland through November of 1978. Subsequently, the hooks were removed from the rubber that surrounded the dome. The 478-foot-long vessel is in the same squadron as the USS Lang. Of these 14, only 8 received bow-mounted sonar domes. A little known shark that lives in waters off Antarctica is only the second creature known to science that hunts giant squid for food. Stein was killed in action whilst attempting to locate enemy machine gun emplacements, preventing his company’s advance. This has to be more then one form of Architeuthis.I'm surprised the last 10 years how many have been either seen on camera or found off shore as The creature damaged the "NOFOUL" rubber coating of her AN/SQS-26 SONAR dome. The mystery deepened when, upon investigation, experts found the suction cups to be five times larger than any known squid…. Nobody quite knows where the ship was when the incident took place. An ancient Hebrew legend tells us that the only animals to survive the great flood were the fishes, the monster reem and the giant og, huge sea creatures terrifying the waters. And when the ship drags them along, their hooks imbed deeper into the rubber housing of the dome, and then become calamari when they get sucked into the prop as the ship finally tares them apart. I was stationed on a similar ship, also a Knox class Frigate (USS PAUL) FF-1080, from 1982-1984, which also suffered a leaking sonar dome, when dry docked, they also found broken pieces of what they suspected as (biological contamination) they looked like squid claws. 2021. Thanks for the post. Stein FF-1065 had it's sonar dome's rubber window destroyed by a giant squid as was reveiled. Steaming homeward, the destroyer visited Singapore (1–2 May) before standing into Yokosuka on 15 May 1984. The ship was laid down at Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company's Seattle shipyard on 1 June 1970 and was launched on 19 December 1970. As the teams approached the SONAR dome, they took notice of extreme visible damage to the rubber coating that wrapped around the dome itself. The largest squid we’ve ever documented, by comparison, measured 43 feet in length. The OOD sent the ship to GQ.... oh god, I'm sorry. At some point during its voyage, the USS Stein was hit by something large in the water around it. Close. At 19 I had been at sea all of five days out of San Francisco when we crossed through the Unimak Pass in the Aleutians into the Bering Sea on our way to Korea aboard the SS Steel Executive. Here’s the story of lily pad pummelling, delicious loneliness, and appalling puns. ... and fixed hydrophones aid in the detection of radiated noise. A survey of the hull found the damage to be severe enough to necessitate a significant overhaul which could not be accomplished with the limited facilities at Roosevelt Roads. WHO Chief Scientist Warns "No Evidence COVID Vaccine Prevents Viral Transmission", Large explosion, buildings damaged in downtown Nashville, President-elect Biden delivers remarks Monday December 28 2020, Roswell: The First Witness featuring Maj. Jesse Marcel's Secret Diary, Exercise/caloric restriction is NOT the answer to permanent, healthy weight loss, 30 people shot - 8 fatally over holiday weekend in Chicago. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Selected as USS Chicago's Junior Sailor of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2009. This blog is entirely humorous and should not at all be taken seriously. The creature damaged the "NOFOUL" rubber coating of her AN/SQS-26 SONAR dome. I Nobody knew what was going on or what had attacked the ship. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Her rebellious nature was infectious yet she often felt alone in a world she never quite fit […]. At 19 I had been at sea all of five days out of San Francisco when we crossed through the Unimak Pass in the Aleutians into the Bering Sea on our way to Korea aboard the SS Steel Executive. The USS Stein Monster was a creature that apparently attacked the Knox-class destroyer escort USS Stein. long were waving all over the place!! Over 8 percent of the surface coating was damaged. She was named after Marine Tony Stein, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously after his part in the Battle of Iwo Jima. It was only then Sonar on USS Warrior Mine Hunting Ship ... USS Stein, USS Badger 20890 HD - Duration: 18:38. It’s likely there is no giant sea monster. >When the USS Stein, FF-1065, went out for her Sea Trials outside of Pudget >Sound her sonar was not performing well. Stine's anti-submarine sonar gear suddenly went US unserviceable she sailed home. story. Not long after, many saw naming a new destroyer after him as a fitting tribute to such a man. The target of a deep-sea giant that unexpectedly approached the surface was the protective casing of the nasal sonar. ( Log Out /  And sexiness. I know this is alot later than the original post. Back in Japan, she began a long series of post deployment inspections, maintenance and upkeep. ( Log Out /  All content copyright 2020, The Above Network, LLC. The captain, realising his ship was now crippled, decided to head to the Long Beach Naval Dockyard. have been a 150 ft giant squid. In the March of 1978, the USS Stein left San Diego, California and embarked on a journey around South America, calling at ports in Peru, Ecuador, and Panama.. Somewhere along its journey, the USS Stein collided with something very large in the ocean waters. A statement provided to NOAA Fisheries Further investigation found that the hooks were from a large, as yet unknown type of giant squid. A lot of it relies on finding washed up remains or examining the contents of stomachs. Were they attacked by some unknown sea beast? Several times, he helped wounded comrades to safety and continued runs to the beach for more ammunition to continue his assaults. In 1976, the ship was attacked by an unknown species of giant squid. Upon arrival, the ship was immediately dry-docked and maintenance was ordered to be carried out as soon as possible. 5) The USS Stein Monster. NOAA Fisheries (Martin, pers com, 2003), indicate that sonar signals were audible underwater on the date and time of the USS SHOUP’s sonar transmissions. Say it was about four feet long at the … It had make calls in Ecuador, Peru, Panama and Acapulco. The ship struck a mine and sank on 7th June 1944, after the Operation Overlord, or D-Day, landings on 6th June. That monster is believed to be an unknown species of giant squid, which damaged the “NOFOUL” rubber coating of her AN/SQS-26 SONAR dome. This content community relies on user-generated content from our member contributors. myself.. (it's every sailor's duty to fabricate sea stories) The fact is, nobody knew when we were attacked. In 1978, the USS Stein (DE-1065) was experiencing increased sonar noise which was interfering with operations. She was named after Marine Tony Stein, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously after his part in the Battle of Iwo Jima. She was named after Marine Tony Stein, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously after his part in the Battle of Iwo Jima. In the spring of 1978, the USS Stein DE-1065, the USS Stein DE-1065, was attacked by a giant squid while patrolling the Pacific coast of South America. They argue that nothing else could’ve caused such damage. That it was a submarine. commissioning. The U.S.S. 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( Log Out /  USS Warrior Conducts Damage Control Olympics - … The ship make calls in Guayaquil, The abandoned fool drifting as the lily pad in the murky swamp of tattered dreams and ever more ragged old haggard trolleys dumped with gay abandon. She was the fourth vessel named for John Cushing Aylwin. New Post Every Saturday After suffering failure of its SONAR system, it was brought in for a dry-dock inspection where it was revealed that severe damage… The teachers feared her. Teams set to work to repair the damage, but as the teams approached the SONAR dome, there was considerable damage to the NOFOUL rubber coating that wrapped the dome. After landing on Iwo Jima in 1945, his platoon was halted by Japanese fire; Stein single-handedly charged a series of enemy pillboxes and exposed his position to draw fire. You can leave a comment  below. The 'Thing' can now leave you with Psychosis. TIL The rubber coating of the sonar dome of the USS Stein was attacked by a giant squid, the evidence of which points to a squid larger than any discovered. Dr. Anthony Fauci Admits He Lies to Americans Because We Have the Minds of Little Children. It was 1976 and the USS Stein headed into port after it’s SONAR system had experienced failure. The booms and damage to the number one hole (at the bow) are seen in this image. It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker. Upon inspection, it was found that the protective NOFOUL rubber-like coating on the sonar dome had several cuts and scratches. I was a radar technician on the USS Stein in 1972, and so I Upon closer inspection at the port, the special rubber protective coating of the ship’s SONAR dome had cuts as long as 4 feet across. Seventy-one U.S. Navy Sailors were lost in the aftermath of the blast, during a brutal and largely overlooked early campaign of World War II. They, naturally, assumed that something so large must’ve been a submarine of some kind, which had collided with the ship. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. The USS Stein Monster was a creature that apparently attacked the Knox-class destroyer escort USS Stein. Whatever had attacked the Stein, it was unlike anything anyone had ever seen before. There was total panic on the bridge. So I’ll give this cryptid a 140 on my patented Cryptid-o-Meter, putting it 17th in the list of 70, with the Pope Lick Monster still bottom and Beast of Gévauden still holding top spot. I’d love to hear your thoughts on this post. But back in 1979 I was a sonarman on the Reasoner FF-1063 and we were told that the window was damaged becase of sub-standard maintance and I couldn't help 1976 US Navy; USS Stein, USS Badger MN-11567a. The third USS Stein (DE-1065) was a Knox-class destroyer escort, later redesignated as a frigate (FF-1065) in the United States Navy.. But only a few years in to the life of that ship, something very strange hit it, and no one was quite sure what. reveiled. USS Thresher was the lead boat in a class of 3,700t nuclear-powered attack submarines. The story of the giant squid only came about a few years later, after the analysis was complete on what was found on and in the rubber on the dome. Biden Picks Jennifer Granholm to Head the DOE.....uhh oh. The USS Stein was named after Tony Stein, the first Marine (of 22) to receive the Medal of Honor for action in the Battle of Iwo Jima. ( Log Out /  Maintained and repaired high tech electronic SONAR equipment on board the USS Sellers DDG-11 Destroyer. really very good for finding species of creatures. There were several of these. She was named after Marine Tony Stein, who received the Medal of Honor posthumously after his part in the Battle of Iwo Jima. Upon arrival, the ship was dry-docked at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard and maintenance teams went to work to repair the damage of the system. Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool. In 1976, the ship was attacked by an unknown species of giant squid. Suddenly, the thing struck the ship; technical failures soon riddled the vessel and panic set in. Any squid story is a good Served as the USS Sellers, Nuclear Weapons Emergency Destruct Certified Technician (NUWEDS). The creature damaged the "NOFOUL" rubber coating of her AN/SQS-26 SONAR dome. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. The USS Stein Monster. Please feel free check out the latest posts from my other blog: The Indelible Life of Me Dan E. Fenn in command. In the spring of 1978, the USS Stein DE-1065, the USS Stein DE-1065, was attacked by a giant squid while patrolling the Pacific coast of South America. In 1976, the "NOFOUL" rubber coating of her AN/SQS-26 SONAR dome was damaged by multiple cuts over 8 percent of the dome surface. The other three never had a sonar installed in the dome. Here is the bow sonar dome of CV-67. The USS Stein. For his ‘conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life’, he was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. Welcome! Consequently, Gonzalez was towed by fleet ocean tug Apache (ATF-172) for the voyage to … starting from the front and the side and down underneath the dome itself. The rubber covering was tough and hard, only something of unbelievable strength could’ve dragged a claw through it. 30 officer I a Carpenter went down to examine the underwater Dome We noticed that there were some quite long scratches. It was 1976 and the USS Stein headed into port after it’s SONAR system had experienced failure. Yes, all this is rather random and rather pointless, but it’s my fondest hope that it wins some credibility for originality. wonder if the sonarman responsible for the pressure board ever found out different? Stein, named for Medal of Honor winner Tony Stein, was one of 16 Knox-class Destroyer Escorts ordered under the US Navy's Fiscal year 1965 construction program, with the order being placed on 22 July 1964. bridge wing, but one alert sailor used a battle ax to chop the tentacle off. The opinions of our members are not those of site ownership who maintains strict editorial agnosticism and simply provides a collaborative venue for free expression. Maiden voyage out of San Diego the US Navy Stein also had a weird encounter. The US Navy is now using a particular type of sonar in more than half of the world’s oceans under an illegal permit. The accident, which took the lives of all 129 men onboard, remains the highest ever submarine death toll in history. I doubt they are attacking these ships. Support ... is a branch of underwater warfare that uses surface warships, aircraft, or other submarines to find, track, and deter, damage, or destroy enemy submarines. that the tattered sonar dome was noticed. The target of a deep-sea giant that unexpectedly approached the surface was the protective casing of the nasal sonar. My time with FF’s continued as I went to SWOSCOLCOM Coronado as an instructor for … We then went to Long Beach Naval Shipyard for a drydock availability. Bannon, in his role as navigator, wrote in the deck log: “Slow to 5 Kts to reduce damage to Sonar Dome.” The logs do not indicate what caused the damage, and no blame was assessed. This the unwanted jester, the festering lily pad. A fascinating cryptid indeed. The USS Stien Monster The USS Stein, a knox-class destroyer escort, later turned into a frigate for the U.S. Navy was attacked and damaged off the coast of San Diego, California in 1976. 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