File No. 763.72/9499

The Chargé in Liberia ( Bundy) to the Secretary of State


As yet threatened destruction of cable station by submarine has not been attempted. Submarine not seen since about 7 last evening. Liberian Government vessel, named President Howard, sunk yesterday by submarine. Result of running fight yesterday in view of Monrovia between merchant steamer and submarine obscured by darkness. No casualties among foreigners.