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

Chronological Copy.                         File No. <11-4-9>

     Cablegram Received       June <1, 1918.> 20102    AIS

Origin Opnav, Washington               Ser. No. 6734

     C-1  2 June

     32 ADR

Simsadus.

6734. Direct representative naval oversea transportation service in France1 investigate thoroughly subject ballast in returning cargo vessels. Department believes too much ballast is taken thereby causing delay both ends. 10001. 6734.

Benson                       

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

Footnote 1: Capt. Asher C. Baker.

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