893.00/11358: Telegram

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

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

“February 14, 3 p.m. U. S. S. Oahu fired upon yesterday by field piece at mileage 117. Fire silenced with twenty-two 3-inch shells and [Page 938] 1750 rounds machine gun. No casualties on Oahu. Steam launch Mei Lu, squadron’s [Standard Oil Company?] vessel, fired upon at mileage 204 and at Temple Hill yesterday. No casualties.

Repeated to Department.”