File No. 763.72/1907
The Ambassador in Germany ( Gerard ) to the Secretary of State
[Received June 27, 12.45 p. m.]
2504. My present information is that German note will propose that belligerent regular passenger ships shall not be torpedoed by submarines without notice but these ships shall carry no cargo other than passengers’ baggage. Note will not be delivered in any event until after July 4.