File No. 763.72/10977

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Chile ( Shea )


Your August 9, 2 p.m. Department very interested in attitude of Chilean Government that you report. You may intimate that you will be glad to receive more specific information on this subject. If you deem it advisable, you may also state that United States Government would be glad to consider making a contract with the Chilean Government for the use of ex-German ships in Chile. …