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November 26, 1954
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Approved For Release 2008/06/10: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA005400500009-1 CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY INFORMATION REPORT This material contains information affecting the Na- tional Defense of the United States within the mean- ing of the Espionage Laws, Title 18, U.S.C. Secs. 793 and 794, the transmission or revelation of which in any manner to an unauthorized person is prohibited by law. CONFIDENTIAL - U.S. OFFICIALS ONLY COUNTRY China Port Information, Tientsin and Shanghai REPORT DATE DISTR. NO. OF PAGES REQUIREMENT REFERENCES 26 November 1954 25X1 THE SOURCE EVALUATIONS IN THIS REPORT ARE DEFINITIVE. THE APPRAISAL OF CONTENT IS TENTATIVE. (FOR KEY SEE REVERSE) nave craft of less than 1,000 tons were observed at Taku Bar, sailing in the direction of Shanghail (sketch A).. 2. A 6 - 7,000 ton merchant vegsel was docked at Taku Bar. The ship's side was painted in white with a strip of green through the middle. JUVO, three Chinese Communist naval vessels and two landing craft were obse d rve sailing in a southerly direction. One of the naval vessels was approximately tons and the other two were about 1,000 tons each (sketch A)..TThetely landing craft were estimated to be a little over 1,000 tons each . (sketch B). 4. two small Chinese Communist naval vessels an one troop ship were anchored off Woosung (sketch C), and three to five jet aircraft were flying overhead. the CBANG CHIANG (7022/3068) two landin craft o e t , g , n roop ship, and five patrol craft were anchored at the Naval pier number 1, Shanghai. There were approximately five hundred Chinese Communist sailors undergoing drill practice on the pier. 6. uommunist naval vessels were observed sailing south in the vicinit fT' y o ungsha. Small gunboats were patrolling constantly between Shanghai and T'ungsha on 25 September. 7. armed Chinese Communist soldiers and sailors were b d o serve on the streets of Shanghai. The soldiers were dressed in light grey uniforms and the sailors were dressed in white uniforms with green.tritEtningr CONFIDENTIAL - U. S. OFFICIALS ONLY STATE X ARMY NAVY AIR Y FBI AEC (NOTE. Wa;`,gton distribution iadicnted by "X"; Field distribution by "#".) Approved For Release 2008/06/10: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA005400500009-1 25X1 , Approved For Release 2008/06/10: CIA-RDP80-00810A005400500009-1 CONFIDENTIAL - U.S. OFFICIALS ONLY 2 $. Cloth rationing was recently established in Shanghai. Each person is alotted forty feet per year. Rice rationing has not been statted. Sketch A CONFIDE IAL - U. S.. OFFICIALS ONLY Approved For Release 2008/06/10: CIA-RDP80-00810A005400500009-1 Approved For Release 2008/06/10: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA005400500009-1 Approved For Release 2008/06/10: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA005400500009-1