Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Forces Operating in European Waters, to Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations
Cablegram Sent 31 October, 1917.
To Opnav, Washington. Ser. No. 1167
Via N. C. B. 18 D. Prep.by N.C.T. Appvd. by N.C.T.
Copies to: C. of S., J. V. B.
1167. Your 772, paragraph 4. Admiralty inquires whether squadrons of submarine chasers to be available in near future will be allotted to them in accordance with memorandum given Admiral Mayo dated 27 September. Could these craft be manned by our personnel. 02331
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. The date code at the end of the document is a stamp.