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


File No. 28-8-3

Cablegram Sent 20 June <21,> 1918. RLM

To Opnav, Washington.                        Serial No. 9913

PreP. by: CS                  NCT  D.R.

31 ADR

9913. Foreseeing possible need of type of mine that can be successfully laid in five hundred fathoms of water, recommend Bureau undertake developement of such a mine. 00121 9913.

/s/ Sims.          

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Identifiers “1/3/A/J” appear on the right side in columnar fashion. The handwritten date is confirmed by the time/date stamp at the end of the cable.

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