File No. 763.72112/1028

The Consul General at London ( Skinner ) to the Secretary of State


Department’s 16th. Adjudication by prize-claims committee does not supplant remedy provided in Order V, rule 2, of prize court rules. Committee considers exclusively equity claims of ship repairers, mortgagees and like against ships or cargoes already finally dealt with by prize court, who are deprived of ordinary remedies and cannot appear in ordinary proceedings.