File No. 763.72111E1 1/15
The German Ambassador ( Bernstorff ) to the Secretary of State
[Received August 21.]
According to this article speed boats are being built in large numbers by the Greenport Basin and Construction Company of Greenport, New York, apparently for a belligerent power; it is said they are to be used in destroying submarines.
Four boats are said to be already completed and waiting to be taken and carried away.