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Department Concerned over Fate of Exodus Refugees; Seeks More Information

The United States is considerably concerned ##out the 4,400 Jewish refugees now being sent to Hamburg on the three British ships, ###ting Secretary of State Robert A. Lovett told a press conference today in response questioning. He said the Government is in constant touch with the British through ## American Embassy in London, seeking information on the matter.

Reports received so far have not been completely clear, Lovett stated, adding that until more complete information is available, no action can be taken. He declined to speculate on what action would or could be taken by the United States, or comment on a question whether this country would propose that Great Britain send the refugees to Palestine.