[Editor’s note: The State Department FOIA release of 1981 withheld the names associated with Peoples Temple members from this cable. They are denoted below in red type.
[The text for this document was released in 2014 by the now-defunct Wikileaks website at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1974STATE120784_b.html. This URL may be available through the Wayback Machine.]
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INFO OCT-01 ARA-10 ISO-00 CG-00 DOTE-00 /011 R DRAFTED BY SCA/SCS/DSCANDEY/MET APPROVED BY SCA/SCS/JALIVORNESE USCG/MVP:MRS. FELDER USCG/MVD:MISS FISHER
O 072044Z JUN 74
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN IMMEDIATE
UNCLAS STATE 120784
TAGS: CGEN (TOUCHETTE, MICHAEL J. AND SWINNEY, TIMOTHY M.)
SUBJECT-AUTHORITY TO SIGN ON SEAMEN
REF: GEORGETOWN 930
1. USCG AUTHORIZES SHIPMENT SUBJECT AMCITS ABOARD ANY US VESSEL WITHIN NINETY DAYS EXCEPT STEWARD’S DEPARTMENT.
2. USCG ALSO CONFIRMS CUDJOE STILL UNDER US REGISTRY.
KISSINGER [Secretary Henry Kisainger]