|Rank||Name of claimant||Amount certified||Assets include|
|1||Cuban Electric Co.||$267.57m||Corporate assets|
|2||Intl. Telephone & Telegraph Corp.||$130.68m||Corporate assets|
|3||North American Sugar Industries Inc.||$108.98m||Corporate assets|
|4||Moa Bay Mining Co.||$88.35m||Rural mining property|
|5||United Fruit Sugar Co.||$85.10m||Improved real property|
|6||West Indies Sugar Corp.||$84.88m||Rural farming land|
|7||American Sugar Co.||$81.01m||Urban beachfronts|
|8||Exxon Corp.||$71.61m||Oil refinery|
|9||Texaco Inc.||$56.20m||Corporate assets|
|10||The Francisco Sugar Co.||$53.39m||Corporate assets|
|11||Bangor Punta Corp.||$53.38m||Securities|
|12||Manati Sugar Co.||$48.59m||Corporate assets|
|13||Nicaro Nickel Co.||$33.01m||Corporate assets|
|14||The Coca-Cola Co.||$27.53m||Urban commercial buildings|
|15||Lone Star Cement Corp.||$24.88m||n.a.|
|16||The New Tuinucu Sugar Co.||$23.34m||Sugar mills|
|17||Colgate-Palmolive Co.||$14.51m||Corporate assets|
|18||Sinclair Oil Corp.||$13.20m||Corporate assets|
|19||Braga Brothers Inc||$12.61m||Securities|
|20||Boise Cascade Corp.||$11.75m||Urban commercial building|
|21||Claflin, Helen A.||$11.69m||Securities|
|22||American Brands Inc.||$11.68m||Debts and mortgages|
|23||Burrus Mills Inc.||$9.85m||Experimental farm|
|24||Pan-American Life Insurance Co.||$9.74m||Corporate assets|
|25||United States Rubber Co.||$9.52m||Corporate assets|
|26||Powe, William||$9.51m||Urban residential property|
|27||Estate of Sumner Pingree||$9.37m||Rural farming land|
|28||F.W. Woolworth Co.||$9.19m||Contents of 11 retail stores office building|
|29||Havana Docks Corp.||$9.18m||Commercial building, land|
|30||Continental Can Co.||$8.91m||Rural commercial building|
|31||Loeb, John L.||$8.57m||Securities|
|32||International Harvester Co.||$8.26m||Corporate assets|
|34||Arango, Mercedes||$7.92m||Rural farming land|
|35||Order of Hermits of St. Augustin||$7.89m||Urban commercial building|
|36||The Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A||$7.71m||Corporate assets|
|37||Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.||$7.65m||Corporate assets|
|38||Carl Marks & Co.||$7.33m||Securities|
|39||IBM World Trade Corp.||$6.45m||Corporate assets|
|40||Swift and Co.||$5.95m||Land, buildings, machinery|
|41||The First National Bank of Boston||$5.90m||Corporate assets|
|42||General Electric Co.||$5.87m||Corporate assets|
|43||Estate of Sumner Pingree||$5.81m||Securities|
|44||Libby, McNeil & Libby||$5.71m||Securities|
|45||The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.||$5.12m||Debts and mortgages|
|46||Procter & Gamble Co.||$5.00m||Debts and mortgages|
|47||First National City Bank||$4.97m||Urban commercial buildings|
|48||Lengyel, Olga||$4.87m||Apartments, art objects, cash|
|49||Davis, Arthur V.||$4.27m||Rural farming land|
|50||GMAC, South America||$3.88m||Corporate assets|
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