811.0141 Phoenix Group/16: Telegram

The Vice Consul at Wellington ( Lane ) to the Secretary of State

Press report from Suva dated August 27th states that British naval vessel Leith left there for Canton Island at 7:30 p.m., August 26th taking 2 radio operators, building material and equipment for the establishment of a wireless station on the island.32

  1. In his telegram of September 22, 1937, 4 p.m., the Vice Consul at Wellington stated that press despatches confirmed the establishment of a two-way short wave radio station in the charge of two operators, on August 31 (811.0141 Phoenix Group/20).