811.3362i/16: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Japan ( Grew )

102. Your 163, July 28, 1 p.m., and previous. Department assumes that there is no prospect of favorable action being taken by Japanese authorities with regard to suggestion made in re the Alden. Department is today giving to the Japanese Embassy an adverse reply to a request for permission for Japanese government training ship Shintoku Maru to enter a harbor in Hawaii not listed as port of entry.