711.62114 Sick/9–1044: Telegram

The Consul at Göteborg (Corcoran) to the Secretary of State

73. Gripsholm sailed at 8:30 this morning September 10 carrying 967 passengers of which 42 are Canadians, 689 British and 236 American.

Total repatriates on three vessels52 approximately 2700.53

  1. The Gripsholm, Drottningholm, and Arundel Castle.
  2. The Gripsholm arrived on September 26 at Jersey City, N. J. For additional data concerning (1) the American and German nationals exchanged, (2) repatriation of British personnel at the same time, at Göteborg, and (3) detention of the exchange ship at Kristiansand, Norway, by German authorities and the forcible removal from the vessel of two crew members, see Department of State Bulletin, October 1, 1944, pp. 355–356.