File No. 341.115Am319/12

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


3192. Your 2390, 3d [2d].2 Foreign Office informs me that British Government have strongest belief that Hocking is entirely or to large extent enemy-owned, and therefore liable to condemnation to that extent in accordance with the rules and principles formerly observed by British prize court in such cases, and adds that the case will be brought before a court and evidence produced as soon as possible.

American Embassy
  1. Ante, p. 608.