Ambassador Meyer to the Secretary of State.
St. Petersburg , June 28, 1905 .
Under date of 28th consul Odessa telegraphs that Russian battleship Kniaz Potemkin and one torpedo boat arrived here last evening; all of the officers were murdered at sea and their bodies thrown overboard. Situation precarious. Men threaten to bombard the town if interfered with. Black Sea fleet expected here to-day.