Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Vice Admiral Henry T. Mayo, Commander, Atlantic Fleet.
Cablegram Sent Oct 17, 1917
To Opnav Washington (For Mayo) Serial No. 914
Via N C B 18 D Prep. by Appvd. by C of S
Sent Initials File No.
Copies to: C. or S.; J. V. B.
914. Pollen has article to be published in Land and Water which indicates lack of co-ordination between Admiralty and our service. Suggest that comprehensive statement by you relative attitude of Admiralty as indicated by your visit will be greatly appreciated by First Lord and will nullify any possible unfortunate inferences by publications on article in question. Signed Jackson. 10517
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG45, Entry 517B. The date reference number immediately before the signature is a stamp. In the upper left-hand corner is the printed notation: “Action Copy.”