File No. 861.00/1818
The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Russia ( Francis )
After consulting Secretary of Navy suggest you get in touch with Captain Bierer, commander of Olympia, who is under direct orders of the British Admiral at Murmansk. No additional American cruiser at present available to Murman coast or White Sea. Department studying question and will advise if anything further is possible but no further measures contemplated for the present.