Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Chronological Copy. File No. <4/1/5>
Cablegram Sent January 20 1918. SFM
To Opnav, Washington Serial No. 3130
Prep. by A-1 SX D.R.
3130. British will accept forty Naval Aviators for practice patrol flights in various types of seaplanes in addition to forty allocated for training in large Americas. Cone has been consulted and considers this training of material assistance and recommends approval. Please inform action taken so that arrangements can be completed prior to arrival of this draft if they will be sent. 00221.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.