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Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters

Chronological Copy.                        File No. <49-8-1>

Cablegram Received    April <19, 1918.> 03020  TCH

Origin   Opnav Washington                  Ser. No. 5105

CS-2  20 APR

33 ADR

Simsadus.

5105. Your 6699.1 Department making every effort possible to get chasers across. Member Consulting Board embarrassing Navy Department by insisting upon new type in large numbers.2 In view of this your message not understood. Explain immediately your position in this matter.11019 5105

Benson   

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

Footnote 2: Lawrence Addicks.

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