893.85/4–1046: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Peru ( Pawley )

secret
u.s. urgent

331. Approval has been given by Dept to sale from surplus of following vessels to Peru (your 372 Apr 115). You may inform Peruvian authorities. Navy Dept has informally discussed matter with Peruvian representatives.

  • 6 Submarine chasers (SC)
  • 8 Landing Craft, Infantry, (Gunboat) (LCI(G))
  • 2 Oilers (AO)
  • 2 Rescue Tugs (ATR)
  • 10 Landing Vehicles, tracked (LVT)
  • 1 Gunboat (PG)
  • 3 Landing Craft, tank (LCT)

Symbols in parentheses refer to Navy nomenclature for vessels concerned.

Byrnes
  1. Not printed.