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Falklands: FCO telegram 35 to Port Stanley (2310Z) ("Illegal Landing on South Georgia") [HMS Endurance instructed to sail for South Georgia] [declassified 2012]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/657 f86
Editorial comments:

2310Z - timing from Chiefs of Staff Duty Officer log, also on this site. The order to HMS Endurance was relayed in a telegram from CINCFLEET at 2327Z.The file copy is preserved on fax paper with routing information partly cut off. This document was extracted from the PM's Office Files and submitted to the Falkland Islands Review Committee (chaired by Lord Franks); it originally formed part of what is now PREM19/613. Read other documents selected from PREM19/657, The full file from which this item is taken can be seen Read full file - PREM19/657.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 2pp
Themes: Defence (Falklands)