Captain Hutchinson I. Cone, Commander, Naval Aviation Forces, Foreign Service, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
CHRONOLOGICAL COPY. File No. 4-2-10
CABLEGRAM RECEIVED April <27, 1918,> 17127 RES
Origin Amnapar Paris (Nav Aviation Foreign Service) Ser. No.1696
CS-2 29 Apr.
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29 AD See 7156 to Opnav
1696. Your 2041. For Flot. 6 Destroyer Force (atl).
Recommend that we take over Italian Station at Porto Corsini and Pesaro. Italy promises that these stations will be ready with all material Porto Corsini about May 1st Pesaro June 1st, we to supply personnel only. Am attempting organize crew at Pauillac now but shortage personnel renders this difficult. 16027. 1696.
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N.B. Reference our “2047” apparently incorrect. 2047 prepared by A-1.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.