ARRIVAL OF SOVIET VESSEL IN PORT OF MARIEL, CUBA

Created: 8/10/1962

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ARGE SOVIET VESSEL ARRIVED INL ANDARGE Ni'VHKR OF CHINESE,CIIS, AND SOVIETS. NO ONE WAS ALLOWED NEAR THE VESSKL, NOT EVEN THE CUSTOMS OFFICIALS OF THE PORT. CARGO UNLOADING OF THE VESSEL HEGAN AFTER ALL REGULAR EMPLOYEES OF THE PORT AREA WEXE SENT AWAY.

THE UNLOADINC OPERATIONS EMPTY TRUCKS WERETHE BOAT BY MEANS OF THE MIDSHIP BOAT CARGO BOOMS, ANDINTO THE HOLDS. THE TRUCKS WERE LOADED IN THE HOLD OFAND COVERED WITH CANVAS. AFTER TOUR OR FIVE OF THELOADED THEY WERE DRIVE" OFF UNDER GIARD OF SOVIET PERSONNEL.

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PROBABLE THAT THE TRUCKS WERE LOADED WITH ROCKETS. NOSE CONES FOR ROCKETS, OR MOST PROBABLY ATOMIC BOMBS.)

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