740.0011 Pacific War/876: Telegram

The Minister in Honduras ( Erwin ) to the Secretary of State

114. The Honduran Foreign Minister requests me to convey a message from the President of Honduras tendering to the United States [Page 98] Government any facilities on the Atlantic coast as well as Fonseca Bay and also the use of these waters for naval bases or any other purposes.

The Honduran Government is communicating with the Governments of Nicaragua and El Salvador requesting them to collaborate in this matter.

Repeated to Managua, San Salvador and Naval Attaché.

Erwin