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British Baltic Fishery Protection Service

The British Baltic Fishery Protection Service (BBFPS) was a front organization of the British intelligence service MI6. It was founded in 1949 - ostensibly to monitor the fisheries within the maritime borders of the British occupation zone in the Baltic Sea as a part of the Royal Navy, but in reality to carry out covert operations in the Baltic region.[1]

See also

Operation Jungle

References

  1. ^ Hess, Sigurd. "The Clandestine Operations of Hans Helmut Klose and the British Baltic Fishery Protection Service (BBFPS) 1945-1956". The Journal of Intelligence History (LIT Verlag Münster) 1 (2): 169–178. 
  • Peifer, Douglas (2002): “Forerunners to the West German Bundesmarine: The Klose Fast Patrol Group, the Naval Historical Team Bremerhaven, and the U.S. Navy’s Labor Service Unit (B)”. In: International Journal of Naval History, Vol.1, No. 1 [1]
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