File No. 300.115/2101

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page )


964. Department advised by Swiss Legation Department Foreign Affairs Swiss Government requests good offices of United States with British Government for release of 800 tons copper steamers Ascot, Palermo and Regina d’ltalia, detained at Gibraltar, shipped by American Metal Company, destined for Brown Boveri, Baden, Aargau, Switzerland. Appropriately present matter British Foreign Office, requesting release copper for forwarding to Swiss consignees.