Scope and Content

Original file labelled "second American." Managed for British Government 1943-1945 when mined and sunk.

  • Copy of a Ministry of War Transport Memorandum of Standard Conditions Governing the Transportation of Merchant Navy Personnel from UK to N. America.;
  • correspondence with the Ministry of War Transport, The American Consul, Cunard White Star Limited and Ben Line crew concerning arrangements for Ben Line to provide a captain and crew for ship assigned for transport of troops to North America;
  • correspondence with The Marconi Company concerning radio operators aboard ship.