The Philadelphia Experiment is an alleged military experiment supposed to have been carried out by the U.S. Navy at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, sometime around October 28, 1943. The U.S. Navy destroyer escort USS Eldridge was claimed to have been rendered invisible (or “cloaked”) to enemy devices.


The Philadelphia Experiment is a mythological story of an alleged military experiment. Different versions of the alleged experiment have circulated over the years.

As defined by the Skeptic's Dictionary(1): “According to legend, the destroyer USS Eldridge was made invisible, dematerialized, and teleported from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Norfolk, Virginia, and back again to the Philadelphia Naval Yard.”

The Navy denies there was such a project. There is no conclusive proof there was a successful “Philadelphia Experiment.”

What Tesla technology was used? Tesla made some wild claims in the last few decades of his life, there does not appear to be any claims by Tesla for making large objects invisible.

The alleged military experiment took place in October 1943. Tesla died in January 1943. Even though Nikola Tesla never published any theory of magnetic resonance nor publicly discussed his principles of optical invisibility, according to popular conspiracy theories Nikola Tesla worked on the project for years before his death. – Did he???

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