893.00/11760: Telegram

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

20. My number 7, January 11, 1 p.m. Two members of the crew of Meishan have been released by the Communists and given money to return to Hankow. One of the crew who was wounded during the piracy of the Meishan is now being treated in the communist hospital at Pailochi and will be released as soon as he has sufficiently recovered from his wounds. The remaining member of the crew will be held for ransom.