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Pseudonym: Sunderland, John

Definition:
Unknown identity. A dispatch in June of 1963 on Operation TILT, included John F. Sunderland as Chief, RIMM (probably a communications facility in the Miami area), as a Coordinating Officer.
Category:
pseudonym
Status:
Unknown
Discussion:
Sunderland also appeared in other Operation TILT documents, sometimes with a middle initial of E. instead of F. Sunderland was the Releasing Officer for a cable from JMWAVE on June 5, 1963. Sunderland's name appeared on other cables in this month as initials. In addition, a cable from Director to Mexico City in October, 1963, stated that after discussions with Sunderland at headquarters, it was suggested that WAVE should arrange to pick up and utilize the referenced communications equipment. The Chief of Station comment mentioned that there was five boxes containing electronics gear in Mexico.
Sources:

104-10312-10366: CABLE: FOLL ASSIGNED MV/LEDA FOR OPERATIONS TILT, AMSPRAG, AND CHALICE-3

06/05/63: Cable from JMWAVE to KOLA (Orig: M. Tarters): Slugline OOLONG ZRPERUSAL PBRUMEN TILT AMSPRAG CHALICE-3: "FOLL assigned MV/Leda for Operations TILT, AMSPRAG, and CHALICE-3: A. Signal plans FLOATER/199 (5101) and AJIROP-75. B. Crypto: Base Encode K/8398. Decode K/8397. ZIMAHI edition No. 60. C. AMHINT/49, radop for AMSPRAG team, issued BYKUXE sigplan TETNIT." Authenticating Officer: Norman L. Melnecke. Releasing Officer: John F. Sunderland.

104-10312-10365: CABLE: FOR TODHUNTER AND DAINOLD

06/05/63: Cable from JMWAVE to Director (Orig: Maritime/Laurenkus - Rewritten by COS/Reuteman): Slugline RYBAT TYPIC YOBITE TILT: FOR TODHUNTER AND DAINOLD: Page 3: Authenticating Officer: Kermit C. Harmegnies. Coordinating Officers: Handwritten: C/air Z. C/Security. C/RIMM JES. C/PM. C/IS LWS. ESEC. Releasing Officer: Andrew K. Reuteman.

104-10312-10258: CABLE: RADAR OUT OF ORDER AT 0330 LOCAL. POWER TRANSFORMER GROUNDED

06/08/63: Cable from JMWAVE to OPIM KOLA Routine BARR: Slugline TYPIC ZRPERUSAL TILT FLOATER 199: "1. Radar out of order at 0330 local. Power transformer grounded. No spare on board. Victor 20 anchored at Hogsty 0300 local. Advise course of action regarding operations. Possibility that continue release point hotel using point two miles to west of Great Inagua for Victor 20 rendezvous at 100600 local." Handwritten note: "1. Attempt work evening, repairs. If the repairs not successful, believe it will be necc. for you to close to visual distance in order to conduct mission as originally conceived. Cannot send anything to repair. CABLED J. F. 0920Z. 2. Telling port of the defective power transformer."

104-10312-10177: DISPATCH: MARITIME AFTER ACTION REPORT - OPERATION TILT

06/29/63: Dispatch from COS, JMWAVE to Chief, Special Affairs Staff: Originating Officer: Philip D. Glavasco, Maritime. Coordinating Officers: Alvin D. Wyssling, AC/Maritime. Stanley R. Zamka, C/PM. Lloyd W. Storbeck, C/IS. John E. Sunderland, C/RIMM. Dudley R. Willings, ESEC. Releasing Officer: Andrew K. Reuteman.

104-10529-10029: CABLE-TO PICK UP AND UTILIZE REF COMO EQUIPMENT

10/25/63: Cable from Director to Mexico City: Slugline TYPIC COMMO: REF DIR 56467: "Per discussions with Sunderland at HQRS suggest WAVE arrange to pick up and utilize ref commo equipment. C/S Comment: *Five boxes containing electronics gear in MEXI." Releasing Officer: (Handwritten: Bruce B. Cheever for) Desmond FitzGerald, C/SAS. Coordinating Officers: (REDACTION), SAS/DO. (REDACTION), WE/DC. Reichhardt, C/WH/3. Mr. (REDACTION) (in draft), Commo. Authenticating Officer: A. A. Maloney, C/SAS/MOB.

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