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Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters

CABLEGRAM <August 16, 1918>

Origin:   Opnav Washington.             Ser. No. 9978

Date:     17 August.


9978.     Your 2501.1   Destroyers to go abroad prior December 15 as follows:-

          September      3

          October        15

          November       13. None of USS Eagle class can be promised. 09116.    9978.


Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. The handwritten date is confirmed by the time/date stamp at the end of the cable.

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