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Pseudonym: Naback, Clayton

Definition:
Theodore (Ted) Shackley, Chief of Station, JMWAVE from 1962 to 1965.
Category:
alias
Status:
Speculative
Discussion:
According to a cable in December, 1963, Clayton A. Naback held a telecon with Stanley R. Zamka (David S. Morales) to plan the operations involving JMWAVE vessels for that month. Shackley was the most likely CIA officer to discuss operations with David Morales at JMWAVE.
Sources:

104-10172-10121: DISPATCH: AMDENIM-1 PROGRESS REPORT 30 SEPTEMBER 1963

10/14/63, Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, Special Affairs Staff: Page 4: ..."The possibility of solving A-1's financial problem through his father has been discussed with Clayton A. Naback on the basis that AMPATRIN might be able to advise the father of his son's full-time occupation with efforts to recover their homeland, and thus increase the support from his father. This possibility is being checked out with AMPATRIN and will be pursued if feasible. A-1's increased activities during the reporting period led to an increase in operational expense allowance to $500.00 per month..."

104-10076-10016: JMWAVE CABLE RE WAVE VESSELS SCHEDULED TO RUN IN DECEMBER

12/04/63, Cable from JMWAVE to Director: Slugline RYBAT TYPIC YOBITE: "1. Per telecon Zamka/Naback following are WAVE vessels scheduled to run ref ops in December. A. Cobra XI. Twilight. Rex will support from Marquesas Keys...This approx 75 miles from Cuban coast and in U.S. waters. Rex necessary for refueling twilight due distances involved and fact twilight will be used on other ops without returning to port. Rex cover will be oceangraphic survey Marquesas-Dry Tortugas area. B. Cleopatra. Neptune. C. AMSAKI-. Twilight. Rex will support from Marquesas Keys and in same manner as Cobra XI. D. AMBEACH. Bee. Leda will support by towing Bee to point sixty miles from Cuban coast and refuelling Bee as necessary. Leda will not go closer than sixty miles from coast. E. AMTRUNK VI. Neptune. F. Cobra XIV. Bee. Leda will support by towing Bee to point forty miles from coast and refueling as necessary. Leda will go closer than forty miles from coast. G. Chalice V. Twilight. Rex will support from Marquesas Keys area in same manner as Cobra XI. H. AMHICK V. Neptune. I. Duck. Bee. Leda will support by towing Bee to point forty miles from Cuban coast. Leda will not go closer than forty miles from coast. J. Jeanine. Twilight. Rex will support from Marquesas Keys area in same manner as Cobra XI. K. Contact. Bee. Leda will support by towing Bee to point forty miles from Cuban coast and refueling Bee as necessary. Leda will not go closer than forty miles from coast. L. Bola II. Riptide. K. (Unintelligible) Twilight. Rex will support from Marquesas Keys area in same manner as Cobra XI. 2. Please advise if additional info needed."

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Gavin McDonald

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