893.00/11356: Telegram

The Consul General at Hankow (Lockhart) to the Secretary of State

8. The following telegram has been sent to the Legation:

“February 2, 3 p.m. Panay10 and S. S. Ichang, of Yangtze Rapid Company fired upon at Temple Hill January 30. Panay returned fire with 11 rounds 3-inch shells. No casualties on Panay or steamship. Repeated to Department.”

  1. U. S. river gunboat of the Yangtze patrol.