Dec 12, 78 • 2025 • Bridgetown-State • 3682

[Editor’s note: This document was released both as a State Department cable as part of its 1981 FOIA release, and as Serial 1235 of the FBI’s RYMUR release. The text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978BRIDGE03682_d.html.

[The State Department release withheld one name associated with Peoples Temple from this cable. It is denoted in red type.]

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PAGE 01
BRIDGE 03682 150651Z
ACTION ARA-15
INFO OCT-01 SCS-06 ISO-00 CA-01 H-02 L-03 FBIE-00
JUSE-00 DODE-00 USSS-00 SS-15 CG-00 DOTE-00
CIAE-00 INR-10 NSAE-00 SY-05 /058 W
——————013010 152209Z /20

R 122025Z DEC 78
FM AMEMBASSY BRIDGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 6950
AMEMBASSY PORT OF SPAIN
INFO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
UNCLAS BRIDGETOWN 3682
E.O 12065: N/A
TAGS: CASC, OREP (RYAN, LEO), GY , GG
SUBJECT: WHEREABOUTS OF ALBATROSS III
REF: BIDGETOWN 3616

1. ALBATROSS III HAS BEGUN LOADING LIMESTONE AT BRIDGETOWN AND AGENTS ESTIMATE SHE WILL SAIL FOR PORT OF SPAIN ON DECEMBER 15. CHARLES TOUCHETTE PLANS TO RETURN TO PORT OF SPAIN WITH THE SHIP.

ORTIZ [Francis Vincent Ortiz, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to Barbados]

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Originally posted on March 24th, 2020.

Last modified on July 4th, 2022.
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