811.841/299: Telegram

The Minister in Denmark (Dodge) to the Secretary of State

40. Your 34, October 4, 4 p.m. Shipping Board agent, Baltic and White Sea conference, and Commercial Attaché state that tonnage duties are assessed in Danish ports, but that they as well as all other charges are same for Danish and all foreign including American ships except at four relatively unimportant docks at Copenhagen, rarely used by foreign ships, privately owned and not subject to government control, at which all foreign ships must pay fifty percent additional charge.