Sunday, 13 May 2018

Ship arrivals at and departures from the Albanian harbour of Durres according to a CIA report dated 22 October 1953

An item reported the Soviet ss Chiatury leaving Durres bound for Varna, Bulgaria and Odessa [nowadays Ukraine] with 1.270 tons unspecified cargo and furthermore 32 passengers.

An item reported the expected arrival of the Polish ss Elbag at Durres coming from Stettin with a cargo of electric SPLN/8 detonatores.

An item reported the arrival of the Albanian ms Quemal Stafa coming from Brindisi, Italy with 2 passengers on board.

An item reported the arrival of the Romanian ss Transylvania coming from Constanta with an unknown cargo and a number of passengers. She was to load at Durres 498 tons asphalt.

The report was published on, document number CIA-RDP80-00810A002600770009-0