File No. 857.857/91
The Consul at Cork ( Frost) to the Secretary of State
[Received 4.15 p.m.]
Norwegian bark Storenes, Buenos Aires to Queenstown, maize, attacked by submarine March 1, 18 miles off Kinsale. Torpedo fired without warning, missed ship. Submarine then came up, ordered [Page 160] crew into boats immediately, later sent master back with German boarding party. Sank ship with bombs 30 minutes after torpedo. No offer assistance. Sea moderate, wind light, sky overcast, boats picked up midnight by admiralty vessel, no deaths or injuries. One American aboard, Martin Feldman, 1714 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia. Have joint affidavit Feldman and officers. This message to Ambassador, Consul General.