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Receipt of despatch regarding the effects of US Neutrality Act on British shipping, April 10 1940

Receipt of despatch regarding the effects of US Neutrality Act on British shipping. Reports on status of British shipping in the "combat area" with more ships being bought from American firms to meet shipping demand with the US. Norwegian merchant fleet, extension of "combat areas" threatening British trade, data on British shipping to various allied nations, "discriminatory" provisions in the Neutrality Act and Indian shipping also discussed.
Item Type: Formal letter
Date: 10 April 1940
Title of document: Receipt of despatch regarding the effects of US Neutrality Act on British shipping
Authors or Creators: Kerr, Philip Henry (UK Ambassador to US)
Recipients: Wood, Edward Frederick Lindley (UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs)
Places: The Americas > North America > United of States of America
Europe > Northern Europe > United Kingdom
Europe > Western Europe > France
Europe > Western Europe
Europe > Northern Europe
Reference: FO 115/ 3421 - Cargoes Title
URI: http://archive.atlantic-archive.org/id/eprint/771
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