The Clandestine Operations of Hans Helmut Klose and the British Baltic Fishery Protection Service (BBFPS) 1949–1956

@article{Hess2001TheCO,
  title={The Clandestine Operations of Hans Helmut Klose and the British Baltic Fishery Protection Service (BBFPS) 1949–1956},
  author={Sigurd Hess},
  journal={Journal of Intelligence History},
  year={2001},
  volume={1},
  pages={169 - 178}
}
  • Sigurd Hess
  • Published 2001
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Intelligence History
To command what the Germans call a Schnellboot (in English “Fast Patrol Boat” or FPB) is the dream of any young naval officer, because these boats epitomize the “three S – formula” of military success: swiftness, secrecy, and surprise. In the fledgling German Navy of the late 1950's, there was much talk about Hans Helmut Klose, who had nearly continuously operated with FPBs from 1941 to 1956: first for the German Kriegsmarine and later for the British secret intelligence service MI 6. Klose… Expand