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MISSING SHIPS, ROGUE WAVES, AND HIGH OCTANE YOU-KNOW-WHAT

As you can tell, this week I've been mostly focused on science and "strange stuff", and today is no exception. Ms. K.M. sent along this article, and I found it fascinating, not only for its content and its implications (which we'll get to in a moment), but for the fact that Russia's online magazine Sputnik picked up the story, and Lew Rockwell's website picked it from there.

The story begins with the two to three freighters that allegedly go missing every two weeks or so, and which seldom, if ever, make the news. Here's the article:

Shipping's Biggest Secret: 'Terrifying' Rogue Waves That No Vessel Can Withstand

The explanation for these missing ships? "Rogue waves":

“There are no ships currently built to withstand these waves, because we have only just started to realize rogue waves exist. They are built to withstand a different type of sea. It’s the biggest secret of the shipping industry, two freighters goes missing every week — which is not to say rogue waves are responsible. It could have been many other things. But ships go missing and we don’t always hear about them in the mainstream press,” Ms. Keeling told Sputnik.

Because they exist in the deepest oceans and rarely trouble the majority of the world’s population — they largely go unreported, says Jo Keeling, who has researched them for a new book, The Mysterium.

What Is a Rogue Wave?

They are a wave more than double the significant wave height.

“So say you are going into a really rough sea with 12 meter high waves, the chances are most waves will be about that height. But these are singular, one-off waves which are more than double that and often three times that size,” Ms. Keeling explained.

(All emphases in the original.)

Later the article gives a rough estimate of the energy that such massive waves contain:

But Ms. Keeling said the real problem was no ship had been designed capable of withstanding the impact of a rogue wave.

“They could have the force of 100 tons per square meter, whereas the strongest ships we have built can withstand 15 tons without damage or 30 tons with damage, whereas 100 tons could rip it into and they have done. There are pictures out there of ships with big bites taking out of them and then of course there are ships which have gone under. So it’s a very real and a very dangerous phenomenon,” Ms. Keeling told Sputnik.

So why was I fascinated with this story? Well, beyond its Poseidon Adventure resonances, very simply what caused my fascination is the very idea of "rogue waves" themselves, which apparently are phenomena related to deep oceans. And it is precisely here that things become "dicey," for the normal explanation for such large waves seems to fail here. Under normal circumstances, what causes these such waves are usually thought to be underwater earthquakes or some such similarly large energetic event. Or, under other explanations, as waves approach shorelines and the ocean floor nears the surface, waves begin to grow in height. Such waves in the middle of the ocean thus cannot rely on this explanation, and one is left with the earthquake explanation for the rest, which seems implausible because, again, such huge waves, while caused by earthquakes, would only manifest their "hugeness" as they approached shorelines.  That, at least, is the "standard explanation."

So what is producing these enormous waves in the middle of oceanic nowhere? Are there aspects of hydro-dynamics we do not know? And what energy source(s) would account for them? More importantly, is there any data to suggest they cluster in or around certain regions of the oceans?

The latter question is important, and relative to my high octane speculation of the day: what if such waves arise as a result of a kind of "scalar" phenomenon, that is to say, of vector-zeroing at certain times and places, creating a sheer magnitude of force (the scalar) at a certain spot or spots in the oceans, much as telluric current or "ley" lines allegedly produce hot spots or nodal points on land surfaces (which, to be clear, I also view as a kind of interferometry of gravity waves). Or to put it a bit more crudely, what if we are looking at the phenomenon of gravity waves rippling on the planet's surface, and momentarily zero-summing at certain spots on the surface or in the oceans, producing prodigious amounts of energy, that eventually have to "go somewhere" in the form of these waves? It is intriguing to me that the former late astronomer Morris Jessup, who was fascinated with UFOs and "disappearing airplanes," speculated similarly with columns of air that were similarly made momentarily "solid" by such a phenomenon, and which - being air - remained invisible to the eye.

If the phenomenon of "rogue waves" is real - and I believe there is sufficient evidence to suggest they are (consider only Christopher Columbus' reporting of the phenomenon as outlined in the article), then it's a geophysical phenomenon that might serve to show some insights into gravity, if my really "high octane speculation" has any merit. And if so, then it's worthy of some geophysical investigation.

... or maybe, taking a cue from Jessup's UFO speculations of the 1950s, somebody is already doing it...

See you on the flip side.

15 thoughts on “MISSING SHIPS, ROGUE WAVES, AND HIGH OCTANE YOU-KNOW-WHAT”

  1. When I was a child I was fascinated by wave patterns in the bathtub. Super waves seemed to occur when waves hit one side and rebounded into oncoming waves. Can the oceans be all that different? No doubt the breakaway civ or some faction is taking advantage super waves.

  2. I wonder if any of those “zero-summing at certain spots on the surface or in the oceans” happen to be around, oh I don’t know……..19.5?

  3. This is all rather off topic though I did mention this in a previous post. Here is a link to an article claiming to be from an unpublished journal by Flinders Petrie. In it he talks of find a small hidden alcove, and in it a chest made out of gold (!) in the Great Pyramid:

    http://www.catchpenny.org/petrie.html

    He also found some tablets in biblical Hebrew script (!!) and a measuring rod (which sounds ceremonial).

    Well I never …

  4. (Modded. Mis-spaced in “identi ties”. Let’s see… Moderator, please remove duplicates.)

    I would second Basta’s “what’s causing these super waves is phase conjugation or superposition.” This is especially because no ‘excess energy’ is needed to form these super waves. They just drift-into and drift-out-of the ‘doubled’ (or rarely ‘tripled’) configuration. It’s only bad when a ship intersects the wave at the moment of ‘doubling’…

    I have been reading various Miles Mathis articles, and I am afraid some of his ‘methodology’ is rubbing-off on me. In line with his thinking, what if some of the “two to three freighters that allegedly go missing every two weeks or so” did not actually sink? Load-up a cargo you want (oil, weapons, food, or whatever), hire a crew that is willing to ‘disappear’ or change identi ties (plus cash), and ‘poof’ another ship is reported lost. After cargo-delivery, the ship is either disposed-of or joins a ‘private’ fleet. (If you are a breakaway civilization or only an alphabet agency, the ship will never be ‘revealed’ in satellite photos.)

    In line with the above, rogue waves may only-now be ‘popularized’ into the mainstream as a convenient way to account for increased ship-diversion…

    1. Great idea! I was thinking somewhat along those lines, but what if it’s alien hijacking? Scan the ocean for the ships carrying what you need back home, then fire up the tractor beam and bring everything, ship, cargo, crew, barnacles, on board the “mother ship”!

  5. (Modded. Probably “identit ies”. Let’s see… Moderator, please remove duplicate.)

    I would second Basta’s “what’s causing these super waves is phase conjugation or superposition.” This is especially because no ‘excess energy’ is needed to form these super waves. They just drift-into and drift-out-of the ‘doubled’ (or rarely ‘tripled’) configuration. It’s only bad when a ship intersects the wave at the moment of ‘doubling’…

    I have been reading various Miles Mathis articles, and I am afraid some of his ‘methodology’ is rubbing-off on me. In line with his thinking, what if some of the “two to three freighters that allegedly go missing every two weeks or so” did not actually sink? Load-up a cargo you want (oil, weapons, food, or whatever), hire a crew that is willing to ‘disappear’ or change identit ies (plus cash), and ‘poof’ another ship is reported lost. After cargo-delivery, the ship is either disposed-of or joins a ‘private’ fleet. (If you are a breakaway civilization or only an alphabet agency, the ship will never be ‘revealed’ in satellite photos.)

    In line with the above, rogue waves may only-now be ‘popularized’ into the mainstream as a convenient way to account for increased ship-diversion…

  6. I would second Basta’s “what’s causing these super waves is phase conjugation or superposition.” This is especially because no ‘excess energy’ is needed to form these super waves. They just drift-into and drift-out-of the ‘doubled’ (or rarely ‘tripled’) configuration. It’s only bad when a ship intersects the wave at the moment of ‘doubling’…

    I have been reading various Miles Mathis articles, and I am afraid some of his ‘methodology’ is rubbing-off on me. In line with his thinking, what if some of the “two to three freighters that allegedly go missing every two weeks or so” did not actually sink? Load-up a cargo you want (oil, weapons, food, or whatever), hire a crew that is willing to ‘disappear’ or change identities (plus cash), and ‘poof’ another ship is reported lost. After cargo-delivery, the ship is either disposed-of or joins a ‘private’ fleet. (If you are a breakaway civilization or only an alphabet agency, the ship will never be ‘revealed’ in satellite photos.)

    In line with the above, rogue waves may only-now be ‘popularized’ into the mainstream as a convenient way to account for increased ship-diversion…

  7. Scientists steadfastly refused to accept the eyewitness accounts of sailors, and even the obvious evidence, such as the heavily damaged cruise ship which encountered a 100 foot high wave while cruising to Alaska (trashed the bridge windows, among other things). Pretty scary to be on the bridge of a huge ship, many stories above the water’s surface, and be eye to eye with a wave like this.

    It wasn’t until a rogue wave was caught on a satellite photo in the open ocean that the morons in white coats finally sat up and took notice. It’s no wonder we don’t know much about rogue waves, since we’ve left it to these textbook cases of cognitive bias in action to study them. It is no wonder people don’t think much of science any more, given all the lies, greed, and sheer stupidity which rules the establishment science institutions.

  8. Is this is another “vehicle” to be driven into…
    the covert warfare of the “God’s” theatres of operations?

    Or, has it been going on for some time?
    Only now, there are wannabe Gods at play?

  9. Back in the day, I used to work on ocean going ships in NOLA. There was an instance of a large wave coming over the bow of a tanker, it slammed into the aft housing, blew out all of the window ports and killed crew who were in the mess at the time. This was back in the late 70’s.

  10. Fascinating article and phenomenon, though 100+ ships a year vanishing seems quite a lot to simply sweep under the rug.

    My first thought as to what’s causing these super waves is phase conjugation or superposition. It could be caused by a combination of random factors — strong headwinds, abrupt changes in seabed depth, underwater mountains or crevasses, landmasses, earthquakes, hurricanes and cyclones, etc. — that cause one wave to stall or overtake another, creating a super wave.

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