352.115 Eastern States Petroleum Co./46: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Spain ( Bowers ), Then in France

B–408. Reference Fisher’s report of 31st through Consulate at Gibraltar. We are assuming that the indication of intention to release ship and crew is true and will be carried out immediately. Please keep in touch with Franco representative and advise us of all developments in this connection. You should also make further urgent representations with a view to effecting immediate release of captain.