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Receipt of despatch regarding the effects of US Neutrality Act on British shipping

Citation: Kerr, Philip Henry (1940) Receipt of despatch regarding the effects of US Neutrality Act on British shipping. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

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.

Additional Information: Creators: Philip Henry Kerr (UK Ambassador to US); Recipients: Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Kerr, Philip Henry and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Formal letter, United of States of America, United Kingdom, France, Western Europe, Northern Europe,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 10 April 1940 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3421 - Cargoes Title; Project Record ID: A00001382;

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