File No. 300.115/7978

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

No. 1584

Sir: Referring to my No. 1369 of March 10, 1916,1 transmitting the British list of blacklisted ships, I have the honor to enclose herewith in duplicate a further list corrected to March 31, 1916, [Page 364] the total tonnage represented amounting to 115, 268 tons.1 The principal changes appearing in the present list take the form of footnotes which refer to particular vessels.

I have [etc.]

Robert P. Skinner
  1. Not printed.
  2. List not printed; it contains the names of 169 ships, of which 14 are American, including 3 “captured and at present engaged on Government service pending a decision by the British prize court.” The footnotes consist mainly of notations that certain ships are considered as temporarily removed from the list during particular voyages, time-charters, etc.