George I. Gay, Commissioner, Planning Division, to Professor J. A. Field, Staff of United States Shipping Board
Chronological Copy. File No. <42-2-4>
Cablegram Received <September 20, 1918.>
Origin Opnav Washington Ser. No. BN 457
C-S Sept 21
B S E C R E T
Boards Navy 457. Gay to Field. Agreement with Peru for Ex-German vessel answering Ship Mission 536 proposed signed by United States and Peruvian Governments for Ex-German Steamship includes following Steamships and sailers. First is dead weight tonnage and second gross registered tonnage according to British Lloyd’s Steamship SIERRA
CORDOBA 8200 8226
LUXOR 12000 7109
RHAKOTIS 8500 6962
ANUBIS 8000 4763
UARDA 9000 5751
REBE 4000 2469
OMEGA 4000 2471
MAIPO 2700 1770
TELLUS 2500 1465
Term up to agreement extended for duration of war with Germany and her Allies and for 30 days there after. Beginning on the date when the holdings are ready receive cargo. Can send by pouch copy of charters party if desired. Secrist Greenough 19020 BN 457
Time Sent: 4 AM Sept. 21, 1918.
Time Recd: 11:11 AM Sept. 21, 1918.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. The handwritten date is confirmed by the time/date notation at the end of the cable.