CABLE TO DIRECTOR FROM GUATEMALA RE GUATEMALA 1954 COUP

Created: 5/16/1954

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BELIEVED SWEDISH SHIP BUT ARRIVED WITHOUT PAPERS. PORT OF ORIGIN UNKNOKN.

SUFFICIENT CARGO TO FILL ONE TRAIN CAR UNLOADED NIGHTAY BUT UNLOADING THEN STOPPED CY VIOLENT STORM. PRESUMABLY RESUMED WORK MORNINGAY.

3- SINCE NO MANIFEST SHOWING WEIGHTS ETCETERA PRESENTED, RAILROAD INSISTING EACH CONTAINER BE WEIGHED IN ORDER DETERMINE FREIGHT CHARGES; THIS AFTSR RECEIVING WRITTEN ORDER FROM KINI3TER 8AMCKE2 THAT COMPANY MUST HAKDLE FREIGHT EESPITE CUTSTAHDIW FREIGHT DEBT ONES BY GOVERNMENT. DEIGNING DELAYING OPERATIONS SOMEWHAT.

ROBABLE UNLOADING WILL BE FINISHED BYAY. APPARENTLY ALL CARGO MAY BE FORWARDED FROM PUERTO BARRIOS IN ONE TRAIN LOAD.

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SHIPMENT MAY BE AJWS PURCHASEDEUROPEAN TRIP.

ALSO CONSIDERS IMPERATIVE LARGE QUANTITY ARMS

NOT AIWIVE SAFELY. HEOT HAVE NECESSARY SABOTAGEAN TRAINED SAB TEAM BE SENT FROUtC 3? LUES POSSIBILITY EXIST USE FROGMEN OR OTHER TYPE ATTACK AGAINST SHIP BEFORE UNLOADINGHED? IF NOT RECOMMEND CONSIDERATION BE GIVEN SAB TRAIf! EKROUTE CAPITAL.

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