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British Ambassador denying comments made by Gustav A. Anderson regarding the sinking of the "Athenia"

Citation: Kerr, Philip Henry (1939) British Ambassador denying comments made by Gustav A. Anderson regarding the sinking of the "Athenia". No Publisher. (Unpublished)

British Ambassador drawing attention to a statement by Gustav A. Anderson and denying that the "Athenia" carried guns or that it had been sunk by British gunfire either by a ship or a submarine.

Additional Information: Creators: Philip Henry Kerr (UK Ambassador to US); Recipients: Cordell Hull (US Secretary of State); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Kerr, Philip Henry and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Despatch, United of States of America, United Kingdom,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 30 October 1939 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3420 - Shipping "Athenia"; Project Record ID: A00001324;

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