File No. 341.115Am319/46

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


2516. Department informed by owners of Hocking and Genesee that British Government intends to requisition these vessels.4 If information correct, enter at once vigorous protest against any such action and insist on prize court proceedings being pushed to determine question of ownership.

  1. See the order in council of March 23, providing for the requisitioning of “a ship in respect of which no final decree of condemnation has been made,” ante, p. 366.