811.3394/258: Telegram

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

120. Navy Department proposes that the U. S. S. Gold Star make informal visits to Palau August 30 to September 1, Truk September 6 to 8 and Saipan September 11 to 13.

If you perceive no objection, inquire of Foreign Office whether proposed visits are agreeable and cable reply received as soon as possible.26

Reference is made to Department’s mail instruction No. 1294, July 7,27 which you probably have not yet received.

  1. On August 2 a Japanese note refused permission for the visits (811.3394/267).
  2. Not printed.