Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Subject Copy. File No. <4/1/3>
Cablegram Sent Sept 8, 1918, CFB
To Opnav Washington Serial No. 4351
Prep. by A-1 SX D.R.
4351. Your 664. Seaplanes and land planes are rapidly converging as regards construction details. Do not desire to urge on Department the amalgamation of production and supply of aircraft. Consider the most important phase of this question is not to amalgamate the operations of Army and Navy Air Services. 065608. 4351
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG45, Entry 517B. Date is confirmed by the time/date stamp at the end of the document.