Philip A. S. Franklin, Chairman, Shipping Control Committee, to Raymond B. Stevens, Vice-Chairman, Shipping Board, and Representative, Allied Maritime Transport Council
Chronological Copy. File No. <42/2/4>
Cablegram Received May <28,1918,> 23428. SFM
Origin Opnav, Washington Ser. No. S&M 188
C-S May 29
Boards Navy 138 for Stevens from Franklin. The 25 <“>Lake<”> steamers are now being dispatched. 3 are in Halifax, Nova Scotia awaiting convoy balance moving forward promptly as possible. Believe majority will be abroad by middle July. Meanwhile consider you should do utmost to continue Swedish charter. 11028. S&M 138.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.