352.115 Eastern States Petroleum Co./47: Telegram

The Consul at Malaga ( Callanan ) to the Secretary of State

1. Your February 1, 9 p.m.26 Port Captain states informally and confidentially that he is expecting the Nantucket Chief in port this afternoon to discharge a portion of its cargo, that the balance will probably be discharged at Ceuta, at Cadiz or at Seville and he will inform us to which of these ports the vessel will proceed as soon as he receives his instructions. He understands that upon the completion [Page 271] of discharge the vessel and crew will be placed at liberty to proceed to the United States. The captain, but no member of the crew, will be permitted to come to the Consulate. Ambassador not informed.

  1. Not printed; it instructed the Consul to endeavor to facilitate early release if Nantucket Chief arrived at Malaga, and to advise Department of all developments (352.115 Eastern States Petroleum Company/45).