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Occurred : 9/1/1992 20:00 (Entered as : 09/01/1992 20:00)
Reported: 1/12/2005 8:40:26 PM 20:40
Posted: 1/19/2005
Location: Port Elizabeth, NJ
Shape: Rectangle
Duration:15min
The Dorchester WaWa UFO

This, I will never forget. I was about 20 then. It forever changed my view of things. I can't even listen to skeptics talk, espcially the ones that say as a matter of factly "there is no such thing as ufos" If they only could have seen...I'm not saying that there are aliens, but there are ufos for sure. After riding dirt bikes in port all day, my 2 friends (from port elizabeth) and I decided to go to Ocean city that evening. I was taken home by one of them to put my bike away and get cleaned up.

We were to meet back up with my other friend at the Dorchester WaWa store. All went fine and we were headed back when we noticed 2 huge bright lights in the sky. we actually joked that it looked like a giant set of (certain)car headlights. At that point we were heading south on rt 670 about 3 miles north of mauricetown. Our conversation went back to the events of the day, until we got to the mauricetown bridge. At that point we realized that the lights were still there at the same spot, we got a good, strait on view of the front(?) of this object. We judged that it was about 500 ft above the treetops, it wasn't moving, it was HUGE, and it looked like it was hovering over the WaWa, exactly where we were going. It gets better, as we decended the bridge it was a clear, strait shot to the WaWa and we kept our eyes glued to the object the whole way. The closer we got, the more surreal the event became, almost like real life startrek or something. When we pulled in the lot we were practically histerical. The thing was so big and close, it looked like a floating city. We pulled around to the front of the building to a normal flow of WaWa patrons and realized that no one had even noticed yet. Our friend was on the payphone out front with his GF. As soon as we stopped the truck I jumped out, ran up to my friend, shook him and pointed up. He almost dropped the phone and just said OMG. Without stopping I ran into the semi crowded store and yelled "hey everyone there's a ufo out here" some just looked at me like I was nuts, but most people came out to look. I remember one woman screaming and jumping into her little white car and speeding off. And for about 5-10 more minutes 10-15 of us just stood there stairing strait up at this massive rectangle shaped craft. It was dark in color, grey or black with an irregular bottom and rounded or slanted corners. It sat silent and motionless, yet afterwards we all agreed that there was a vibration or hum of energy of some sort. The size was the most impressive part. I can't really say how big, but I'm talking mother ship or floating city or whatever. Finally, very, very slowly it started moving west. Toward the original direction of the 2 lights (remember those) As soon the craft made it past the horizon of the stores' roof we jumped back in the truck and took off in it's direction to follow it. (Ocean City was the other direction) When we pulled out it was still moving slow, visible directly out of the drivers side window. But was speeding up fast. After only 10-15 seconds it was pulling away fast and starting to incline about 20 degrees. At that point, in a clear sky, it moved away from us and strait out of sight in less than 5 seconds. You can't buy tickets to an event like this, and it opened my mind forever.

My folks claimed to view a disk in Millville in the 50s with a similar type of close encounter. The sightings of that time are well documented the archives here by many others. They told that story to us as kids and I always wondered. I had to believe my parents but I guess seeing is believing. After the dorchester WaWa event, I stopped wondering.

((NUFORC Note: Date of sighting is approximate. Witness elects to remain totally anonymous. PD))