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686 Neutral Ship$ Sunk, 19 of Them American WASHINCJTON, Apra 10. Oerman Laubmartne have sunk during the war 6S3 neutral vessels. Including It American, and have attacked unsuccessfully 7ft Kthers, including 8 American, according to aa official tabulation given out at the State Department today and complete up to April 3. Since the German war gone decree went Into effect on Feb. 1 more than one-third cf the vessels sunk have been neutral, and a large number of other neutral vessels have been terrorised Into staying lrj port. The statement reads;. , " Information has been received by the department that since the beginning of the war. Including April 8. a total of C89 vessels have been sunk by Oerman submarines, aa follows: " Norwegian. 410 ; Swedish, 111 : Dutch. 61; Greek, SO; Spanish,. S3; American. 10; Peruvian. 1; Argentine, Total. 684. " Neutral vessel attacked and escaped : Norwegian, 32; Swdlh, 9; .Danish. 5;' Greek, 9; Spanish. 3; Argentine, 1 ; Brastllan, 1 ; American, & Total, 78." LONDON,; April 10. The Norwegian Shipping Gazette : gives the Norwegian tosses to March 24 as 313 steamer of a tonnage of 493.143, and 60 ship of a tonnage ot 65.337, aa a result of submarines and mines.

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 11 Apr 1917, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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