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March 11, 1955
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Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006200230007-4 13~C1XVAZ3W4XK10K5HM* h:1 This material contains information affecting the National Defense of the United States within the meaning 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. 25X1 SUBJECT The Port of Constanta DATE OF INFO. DATE ACQUIRED DATE DISTR. NO. OF PAGES REQUIREMENT REFERENCES They had single funnels and were painted dark blue. In Tuzla three other shi s of the same.size with the word "Liberta" written on them the ships were P'atrol craft subsequently seen in the Constanta harbor. 2. Antiaircraft gunfire was observed along the coast in the vicinity of Midia. During the firing a lighted flying target. The lights of the searchlights converged on the target. 3. After entering the harbor the ship was boarded by an officer and nine men, all armed; the ship's complement was assembled and searched. They were primarily s hi .for telescho es and rifles but they also searched the books. arc the arty refused to accept cigarettes and liquor 3. Bands played dance music in the parks in Constanta during the afternoon and members of the crew danced with the Rumanian girls. Most of the people wore shabby and dirty clothes. Some asked crew members for their old shirts. The ship's complement had their meals on board ship because of the high prices of food ashore. 4. With the exception of the northern coast, the sea shore is closed to swimming. Guards prohibit access to other parts of the coast. 11 March 1955 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 CENTRAL - INTELLIGENCE AGENCY three naval craft within about five miles of Constanta. X FBI I AEC F 1 Approved For Release 2008/06/24: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA006200230007-4