Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels to Rear Admiral William S. Sims
RECEIVED: 20th April, 1917. To: Naval Attache, NO. 14020.
Immediate and full information is desired by the Department as to the present development by the British of their naval aeronautics. What style of aircraft is most used and what is most successful over the water? What is the method of launching at sea when the carrying vessel is under way. For coastal patrol and submarine searching what are the types of aircraft used?—
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Source Note: CS, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517.