File No. 300.115H34/

The Consul at Amsterdam ( Mahin) to the Secretary of State


Standard Oil ship Healdton, from Philadelphia for Rotterdam, cargo oil, torpedoed without warning 8.15 evening of 21st, 25 miles north of Terschelling, Holland. Twenty of crew drowned, 1 died injuries, others more or less injured; 40 saved, 13 brought to Ijmuiden, others to northern Holland. Submarine seen after torpedoing; No doubt German. More details to follow.