800.79611 Putnam, Amelia Earhart/141

Memorandum, by Mr. William T. Turner of the Division of Far Eastern Affairs of a Conversation With the Second Secretary of the Japanese Embassy (Hayama)

Mr. Hayama telephoned that the Naval Attaché of the Japanese Embassy had been informed that the Japanese Navy Department had instructed the survey ship Koshu, 2500 tons, which is now somewhere in the South Seas, to take part in the search for the airplane of Miss Earhart and to get into touch with Japanese vessels near the place where Miss Earhart’s airplane is reported to have been lost.