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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

Chronological Copy.

File No. <25/13/4>

Cablegram Sent 5 March 1918  WHH1

To   Opnav Washington                      Serial No. 4732

Prep. by C-1                SX   D.R.


4732.     Commander Submarine Flotilla two2 reports U.S.S. BUSHNELL inadequate as tender to 7 submarines Additional living quarters and storage space needed. Information requested as to whether suitable vessel is available to be assigned to this flotilla for additional living quarters and storage. 18205


Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B On 11 March, the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations replied that no vessels were, "fit for purpose incidated available now." Ibid.

Footnote 1: Initials of transcriber.

Footnote 2: Capt. Thomas C. Hart.

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