Interception of "St George" ship, 26 January 1955

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Title

Interception of "St George" ship, 26 January 1955

Description

On 26 January 1955 the British authorities confiscated the Greek ship "St George" off the coast of Chloraka. This was the first load of EOKA materiel intercepted and the first indication of preparations for violence.

Creator

A.H.

Date

26-01-1955

Relation

Documents:

Item #4: "Proceedings of Agios Georgios/St George ship confiscation trial, 1955"

Item #8: "Report of the arrest of the ship St George smuggling arms in Hloraka, 1955"

Item #14: "Report on the start of trial on arms-smuggling into Cyprus with the ship St George, 1955"

Identifier

events_1955-01-26_30

Coverage

GC

Spatial Coverage

Khlorakas
Yeroskipou area
Paphos region
Paphos district

Geolocation

Date Added
June 4, 2011
Collection
Events
Item Type
Event
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Citation
A.H., “Interception of "St George" ship, 26 January 1955,” Cyprus Critical History Archive: Reconsidering the culture of violence in Cyprus, 1955-64, accessed September 24, 2017, http://ccha-ahdr.info/items/show/30.
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