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Gives details of the torpe doing of steamship AY braskan and states Lieut. Towers and Constructor McBride are making further examination of steamer.

Reports at length details concerning the Nebraskan case.

Incloses detailed report made by Lieut. Towers on the Nebraskan case and depositions of three ship's officers made before Consul at Liverpool.

Informs him that evidence supplied thus far regard ing American steamship Jfebraskan indicates she was hit by torpedo and asks him whether report of attack has been received by German Govern ment.

Incloses copy of a supplementary report on the American steamship AY, braskan made by Naval Constructor McBride.

Case of the "Vincent."

Consul Winship to the Secretary of State (telegram).

Consul General Snodgrass to the Secretary of State (telegram).

Sept. 29

Sept. 29

Reports destruction of American ship Vincent.

States sailing ship Vincent struck mine, Cape Orlov, Sept. 27. Total loss. Crew saved. Captain and three men injured.

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Case of ihe "Owego."

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States Capt. Barlow, of
steamship Owego, reports
having been fired at 10
times near Isle of Wight
by German submarine.-

Instructs him to bring
Owego incident to atten-
tion of Foreign Minister
at once and request
prompt investigation of
case and prompt state-
ment of the findings.

Informs him substance of
German note of Aug. 26
regarding Owego case has
been submitted to ship's
owners. Instructs him to
address note to German
Foreign Minister in reply
to his note of Aug. 26.

Quotes master's statement
of steamship Owego and
informs him, if he can see
no objection, he is per-
mitted to submit this
statement to Foreign Of-
fice.

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Transmits affidavit of John S. Brennan, American citizen, who was a member of crew of the British steamship Sebek, alleged to have been torpedoed by a submarine Oct. 12.

Instructs him to bring cases of Sebek and Delta to attention of German Government in which lives of American citizens have been jeopardized by German submarines and request immediate investigation and report.

Quotes note received from German Foreign Office with regard to the sink ing of the Sebek.

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Reports sinking of the wanmore west-southwest of Cape Clear by a German submarine.

Quotes telegram from American Consul at Queenstown reporting the sinking of Furness freighter Rowanmore by German submarine and instructs him to bring matter to attention of German Government for investigation and report as soon as pos sible.

Confirms cablegram sent to Department relating to sinking of Rowanmore and incloses affidavits of British officer and American member of crew.

Incloses copy and translation of note from Imperial Foreign Office, dated Nov. 19, 1916, replying to American Embassy's inquiry in regard to the sinking of the steamer Rowanmore.

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Cose of the "Lanao."

Consul Lathrop to the Secretary of State (telegram).

Nov. 6

Reports Philippine steamer Lanao, of Manila, Saigon to Havre, stopped by German submarine 30 miles off Cape Vincent, Portugal, Oct. 28. Crew re

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Reports sinking of Marina Oct. 28.

Additional report on the sinking of the Marina Some American fatalities believed to have occurred.

Reports briefly the substance of the survivors' statements as to the sinking of the Marina. Also that there were 51 Americans aboard, 45 of whom are safe.

Quotes translation of a note received from German Foreign Office Nov. 3, relative to the sinking of the British steamers Rowanmore and Marina by German submarines.

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