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Russians in Castletown Berehaven

Soviet Fishing Fleet with attendant Factory Ships moored in Berehaven Harbour. This fleet used to arrive annually and stayed in Beara for around 3 months. The total personal aboard these ships and attendant vessels, including their wives and children, exceeded the whole population of Beara.

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