File No. 862.85/176
The Secretary of State to the Minister in Uruguay ( Jeffery)
Your October 3, 7 p.m.1 Report fully by cable as to actual, situation regard to ex-German ships in Uruguay. What negotiations are now being carried on between British and French Ministers and Uruguayan Government and between Uruguayan Government and private parties for acquisition of these ships.
Would, in your opinion, negotiations between the Government of the United States and the Government of Uruguay for acquisition of all German vessels be successful?