[dropcap]T[/dropcap]hree members of the crew of the USS Supply, at 6:10 a.m. local time, sighted an echelon formation of three objects which appeared near the horizon below clouds, moving directly toward the ship. As they approached, the UFOs began soaring, rose above the cloud layer, and were observed climbing into space, still in echelon. The lead object was egg-shaped and about the size of six suns, and the other two were smaller and round.
1904: Circular UFOs Maneuvered Near Ship
One of the earliest formation cases was reported February 28, 1904, by a ship in the North Pacific off San Francisco.Three