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Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Captain Hutchinson I. Cone, Commander, United States Naval Aviation Forces

Subject Copy.                      File No. <41-3-1>

          Cablegram Sent 1 July <1918,> EWC1

To   0 Comfran. Brest.2           Serial No. 3291.

Prep. by A-1        SX             D.R.

31 ADR             

CONFIDENTIAL.

3291.   For Cone. Following from Opnav QUOTE Seaplanes loaded during week ending 29 June in following vessels: HS-13 for French Station two in SS MONGOLIA, two in USS VON STEUBEN, two in USS HENDERSON, one in USTT4 CALAMARES, four in USS PRESIDENT GRANT, three in USTT TENADORES, two in USS MERCURY, one in ZEELANDIA and six in USTT MALLORY, total twenty-three HS-1. H-165 for Station in Ireland,6 ten in USS KANAWHA UNQUOTE. 17301 3291.

Sims.    

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

Footnote 1: Initials of the transcriber.

Footnote 2: RAdm. Henry B. Wilson, Commander, United States Naval Forces in France.

Footnote 3: Curtiss HS-1 single engine flying boat.

Footnote 4: Unites States Troop Transport.

Footnote 5: Curtiss H-16 twin engine flying boat.

Footnote 6: Whiddy Island in Ireland.

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