MEMOR&RDOH FOB RECORDI
for th* thorough Inspection
of th*LFHEM and Interrogation of th* HmWt, officers and era*.
upon ta* poller aatfeerlutloB of tha Stat*nd with tha confirmation of th* Central Intelligence Agency, tha Bureau of Custonta and th* United States Coast Guard will undertake the following stops to Implement th* above-mentionedand Interrogation.
Custons will Instruct localothorlties in Key West, Florida, to do everything possible to se* to it that tha examination and interrogation shall be aade possible and that tbe vessel shall remain either at anchorage or in portufficient length of time to enable thie to be done.
Custons will board the ALFHffi at Key Went and advise th*
that be la not to depart until permission is obtained from
Deputy Collector of Custcot* in Charge. Custom* will then adrise
Coast Guard senior officer of the instructions given to the Master
Coast Guard will keep the vessel under surveillance and take any
rydeemed necessary to prevent his unauthorised departure. It is
that Customselaying departure ef the ALFHffl at tha
^of th* Department ef Stat* and th* Central Intelligence Agency
CjCu*tnma will be governed by the instructions received from Mr.
^of CIA who will arrive at Key West, Florida, early
^ It is further understood that th* action to be taken by the
OCuard in this connection will b* as Custom* Officer* acting
^the Authority of1 ofS Cod* Annotated.
artial but vary important basis for the foregoing decisions
proposed actionh* understanding of CIA, Customs and Coast
received from Stat* Department, that th* owner of th* vessel
stated that he has dispatched instructions to tbe Master to pro-
from Puerto Barrios, Guatemala,S pert for th* purpose of
sutra'. tt lug to inspection and interrogation by American authorities for the information thay want. The owner ha* given hi* verbalthat ao indemnification of any kind will b* sought for anydelay to the ship, and the Swedishhas. extended full cooperation to the United States Government In effecting thee* arrangement* wltb the owner and is aware of the proposed examination.
lass;CI-ABS CHANGED TO:.
Iiurther understood that in oonneetion with tbe entireg od* thisall appropriate measures will ba taken and observed to avoid publicity- However, It la anticipated that ibsse efforta co-Id not ba entirely ssooeaefal ln view of th* fact that tha Ttaval la aa wall known and Isarget far ths
Ths followingtires of tha dspmi ItaiitS and agencies referred to Inore, ware prsasnt st ths meetlne. at which thla nemorendue was prepared, and acknowledge tbs asewmey of tha above* stated
KB Tha TttSASuET DgaaTKasT -
Tha Honorable H. Chapman Rose, Assistant Secrotary
tsar admiral a. c. Wobmond aaalatant Commandant, OS Coast Ooard
Hr. Obertsr a. Baarlck Deputy Caaad aalopsr sf Cvston* of tha Investigations Division
rOB THB DEPlRTHBHT OT STATE -
Hr. Rays ondaddy Of fleer In Charge Central issrles and Panama Iffairs
rat thb carraiL nrra.uosBCa' aqbtct -
Mr. Prankiener Deputy Dlrsetor (Plana)
niinISIBR Deputy Direcoor (Plans)
(la addition ta1 sf3 Cods Annotated,citedurther posslbls lcral basis far this action la ths Magnusasa Act, ths Bxaentlvs Order Issued thereunder, and the Comet Guard Rerula-tlona promulgated pursuant thereto,)
Mr.nll listed above.
Orlg. to DCI forc Mr. Leddy o Mr.H cOCCSSS fileTOriginal document.