CONCERN OF THE UNITED STATES OVER THE CONTROL OF THE WIRELESS RADIO STATION AT ST. PIERRE AND THE SEIZURE OF ST PIERRE AND MIQUELON BY THE FREE FRENCH FORCES. The Minister in Canada (Moffat) to the Secretary of State
Ottawa, November 3, 1941 – 6 p.m.
The Canadian Government’s worry about the possible misuse of the Saint Pierre-Miquelon wireless station has been accentuated by recent sinkings far to the westward of any previously reported. In the circumstance they desire to send some civilian wireless specialists from the Depart of Transport to Saint Pierre-Miquelon to controll all messages sent. If the Administrator agrees no problem arises; if he refuses there will be a strong demand here for unilateral Canadian action. (…)