811.20 Defense (M) Chile/208: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Chile (Bowers)

822. Your 1141, July 11, 4 p.m.53 Vessels have been withdrawn from Chilean iron ore trade and are being utilized for urgent needs of war effort.

  1. Not printed; it indicated that representatives of the Bethlehem Chile Iron mines said their mines were closing because of the loss of vessels.