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1916.
Consul General Listoe to Aug. 14 States Capt. Barlow, of
the Secretary of State

steamship Owego, reports
(telegram).

having been fired at 10
times near Isle of Wight

by German submarine: 3296 The Secretary of State Aug. 16 Instructs him to bring to Ambassador Gerard

Owego incident to atten-
(telegram).

tion of Foreign Minister
at

and request
prompt investigation of
case and prompt state-

ment of the findings. 3390 The Secretary of State Sept. 18 Informs him substance of to Ambassador Gerard

German note of Aug. 26
(telegram).

regarding Owego case has
been submitted to ship’s

Instructs him to
address note to German
Foreign Minister in reply

to his note of Aug. 26. 3434 The Secretary of State Sept. 29 Quotes master's statement to Ambassador Gerard

of steamship Owego and
(telegram).

informs him, if he can see
no objection, he is per-
mitted to submit this
statement to Foreign Of-l
fice.

owners.

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1916.
3809 Chargé Bliss to the Secre- Oct. 24 Transmits affidavit of John
tary of State.

S. Brennan, American
citizen, who was a mem-
ber of crew of the British
steamship Sebek, alleged
to have been torpedoed by

a submarine Oct. 12.
3586 The Secretary of State Nov. 18 Instructs him to bring cases
to Chargé Grew (tele-

of Sebek and Delta to at-
gram).

tention of German Gov.
ernment in which lives of
American citizens have
been jeopardized by Ger-
man submarines and re-
quest immediate investi.

gation and report.
4702 Chargé Grew to the Secre- Dec. 8 Quotes note received from
Secretary of State (tele-

German Foreign Office
gram).

with regard to the sink-
ing of the Sebek.

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Case of the Barbara."

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313 Consul Lathrop to the Sec- Nov. 16 Incloses copy of declaration
retary of State.

of Alle Dorsey, American
citizen, relative to the
sinking of the British

steamship Barbara.
3652 The Secretary of State Dec. 9 Instructs him to make re-
to Chargé Grew (tele-

quest of Foreign Office for gram).

prompt investigation of 1917.

Barbara case and report. 4882 Ambassador Gerard to the Jan. 15 Quotes note received from Secretary of State (tele.

German Foreign Office
gram).

dated Jan. 14, 1917, rela-
tive to the sinking of the
English steamship Bar-
bara.

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wanmore

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1916.
Consul Frost to the Secre- Oct. 28 Reports sinking of the Ro-
tary of
State (tele-

west-southwest
gram).

of Cape Clear by a Ger

man submarine. 3530 The Secretary of State Oct. 30 Quotes telegram from Amerto Chargé Grew (tele

ican Consul at Queens-
gram).

town reporting the sink-
ing of Furness freighter
Rowanmore by German
submarine and instructs
him to bring matter to at-
tention of German Gov-
ernment for investigation
and report as soon as pos.

sible.
740 Vice Consul Watson to the Oct. 30 Confirms cablegram sent to
Secretary of State.

Department relating to
sinking of Rowanmore
and incloses affidavits of
British officer and Ameri-

can member of crew.
4639 Chargé Grew to the Secre- Nov. 21 Incloses copy and transla-
tary of State.

tion of note from Impe-
rial Foreign Office, dated
Nov. 19, 1916, replying to
American Embassy's in-
quiry in regard to the
sinking of the steamer
Rowanmore.

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Case of the Lanao.

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Consul Lathrop to the Nov. 6 Reports Philippine steamer
Secretary of State (tele-

Lanao, of Manila, Saigon
gram).

to Havre, stopped by Ger-
man submarine 30 miles
off Cape Vincent, Por-
tugal, Oct. 28. Crew re-

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1916.

moved to submarine,
Lanao destroyed by bomb.
No injuries, no casualties.
Lanao unarmed and fly-

ing American flag.
3587 The Secretary of State Nov. 18 Instructs him to bring
to Ambassador Gerard

Lanao case to German
(telegram).

Government's immediate
attention with request that
it be investigated and
prompt report made con-
cerning the sinking of an

American vessel.
4716 Chargé Grew to the Secre- Dec. 11 Quotes note received from
tary of State (tele-

the German Foreign Of-
gram).

fice Dec. 9, 1916, relative
to the sinking of the
Lanao.

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Case of the Marina."

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Consul McCunn to the Sec- Oct. 30 Reports sinking of Marina
retary of State (tele-

Oct. 28.
gram).
Consul Frost to the Secre- Oct. 30 Additional report on the
tary of State (tele-

sinking of the Marina.
gram).

Some American fatalities

believed to have occurred. Consul Frost to the Secre- Nov. 1 Reports briefly the subtary of State (tele

stance of the survivors'
gram).

statements as to the sink-
ing of the Marina. Also
that there were 51 Ameri-
cans aboard, 45 of whom

are safe.
4555 Chargé Grew to the Secre- Nov. 3 Quotes translation of a note
tary of
State (tele.

received from German gram).

Foreign Office

Nov. 3, relative to the sinking of the British steamers Rowanmore and Marina by German submarines.

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1916. 4654 Chargé Grew to the Secre- Nov. 27 Quotes note dated Nov. 25, tary of State (tele

1916, received from Ger-
gram).

man Foreign Office, rela-
tive to the sinking of the
Marina by a German sub-

marine.
4116 The Secretary of State to Dec. 2 Informs him of German
Ambassador W. H. Page

Government's report
(telegram).

sinking of the vessel Ma-
rina and instructs him to
ascertain definitely and
officially as to whether
Marina in British
Government's service at

the time of her sinking. 5283 | Ambassador W. H. Page to Dec. 6 Quotes note received from the - Secretary of State

Lord Grey relative to the (telegram).

sinking of the Marina. 3667 The Secretary of State Dec. 12 States United States Gov. to Chargé Grew (tele

ernment has inquired of
gram).

British Government con-
cerning status of Marina
and Lord Grey in reply
states Marina was neither
chartered nor requisitioned
by British Government at
the time of her sinking:
Instructs him to bring
case to immediate atten-
tion of the Minister for

Foreign Affairs. 5436 Ambassador W. H. Page to Dec. 18 Transmits copy

of note
the Secretary of State.

from Mr. Balfour dated
Dec. 16, relative to the

sinking of the Marina. 3692 The Secretary of State Dec. 20 Informs him that Britto Chargé Grew (tele

ish Minister for Foreign
gram).

Affairs states British
Government were not in-
terested in voyage of Ma-
rina at time she was at-

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