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THE PHILADELPHIA EXPERIMENT
              By:
          Cantin Gillen
German U-boats

In WWII
 German U-boats were able
  to maneuver around battle
  ships and destroy
  American convoy ships...
U.S. Response to U-boats

Destroyer Escort
 Did what its name implies -
  -escorted the destroyers
 An anti-submarine ve...
Ultimate Defense Against Subs

U-boats                       Destroyer escorts
 These enemy subs were        Some believ...
Albert Einstein

Experiment                    Einstein
 A test of Unified Field      Published his theory in
  Theory o...
Actual experiment

USS Eldridge (escort destroyer)
 Wrapped in steal cable
 High voltage energy ran
  through cables tha...
First experiment

 July 22, 1942 at 0900 the large generators of the
  USS Elderage were switched on.
 This was done in ...
First Experiment (Continued)

 Although the Navy succeeded in masking the
  ship from radar they also made it invisible.
...
Final Experiment

 October, 28, 1943 at
  17:15 in the Philadelphia
  Naval Yard
 The generators were
  switched on and ...
Gone wrong

 With the return of the       http://www.youtube.com
  ship came many                /watch?v=ChjyCR8V2Bg
  ...
Government response
 The navy did not report
  this issue
 Crew members receive
  neural damage from the
  intense magne...
Bibliography
 Philadelphia Experiment. (n.d.). Retrieved from
   http://www.crystalinks.com/phila.html

 The "Philadelph...
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  1. 1. THE PHILADELPHIA EXPERIMENT By: Cantin Gillen
  2. 2. German U-boats In WWII  German U-boats were able to maneuver around battle ships and destroy American convoy ships.  U-boats were smaller and therefore had a smaller turning area, compared to our battle ships.
  3. 3. U.S. Response to U-boats Destroyer Escort  Did what its name implies - -escorted the destroyers  An anti-submarine vessel  A mini destroyer, very similar, except not as fast, but more maneuverable.  Ex: the USS Elderage
  4. 4. Ultimate Defense Against Subs U-boats Destroyer escorts  These enemy subs were  Some believe that the US not limited to military had a plan to maneuverability. create a ship that was  They were able to undetectable by enemy approach a convey without radar. detection, from the deep.  The destroyer escorts were perfect candidates.
  5. 5. Albert Einstein Experiment Einstein  A test of Unified Field  Published his theory in Theory of Gravitation and Germany around 1927 but Electricity. it was rendered incomplete.
  6. 6. Actual experiment USS Eldridge (escort destroyer)  Wrapped in steal cable  High voltage energy ran through cables that was produced by large generators .  This altered magnetic fields.
  7. 7. First experiment  July 22, 1942 at 0900 the large generators of the USS Elderage were switched on.  This was done in plain view of other merchant ships that were in the Philadelphia naval yard.  A green haze or fog formed around the ship as the fields built up.  Then it was claimed that the green fog disappeared, taking the ship with it.  Complete success- not only was it invisible to radar but it was also invisible to the eye.  Returned to natural state after 15 mins.
  8. 8. First Experiment (Continued)  Although the Navy succeeded in masking the ship from radar they also made it invisible.  The equipment on the ship had been altered.  And this cause the ships crew to become very sick and disoriented.
  9. 9. Final Experiment  October, 28, 1943 at 17:15 in the Philadelphia Naval Yard  The generators were switched on and almost completely disappeared.  But this time reappeared a few minutes later in Norfolk, Virginia and was seen for several minutes then vanished and returned to Philadelphia ( teleportation )
  10. 10. Gone wrong  With the return of the  http://www.youtube.com ship came many /watch?v=ChjyCR8V2Bg problems &NR=1  Most of the crew was  -watch 7:00 to end violently sick  Some were missing and never found  The craziest thing of all was that some of the men were fused to the steel of the ship, embedded in the bulkheads
  11. 11. Government response  The navy did not report this issue  Crew members receive neural damage from the intense magnetic fields, this killed many and drove other insane  The government tried to keep this experiment a secret by brain washing those who survived  Also altering the ships logs to show that it was never in Philadelphia, this closed the experiment
  12. 12. Bibliography  Philadelphia Experiment. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.crystalinks.com/phila.html  The "Philadelphia Experiment." (2000, November 28). Retrieved from http://www.history.navy.mil/faqs/ faq21-1.htm  The True Story of the Philadelphia Experiment [Video file]. (2007, June 13). Retrieved from http:/ www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChjyCR8V2Bg  Turner, J. (n.d.). The Philadelphia Experiment. Retrieved from Viewzone website: http://www.viewzone.com/philadelphia.html
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