File No. 300.115P44/2
The Consul at Algiers (Mason) to the Secretary of State
[Received December 10, 1915, 3.20 p. m.]
American steamer Petrolite arrived Algiers 7 a. m., December 10. Captain reports vessel attacked nineteen hours from Alexandria by submarine flying Austrian flag. One seaman wounded by shell. After examination papers and forcibly taking provisions vessel allowed to proceed.