Raymond B. Stevens, Vice-Chairman, United States Shipping Board and United States Representative, Allied Maritime Transportation Council, to Edward N. Hurley, Chairman, United States Shipping Board
Chronological Copy. File No. <42-2-4>
Cablegram Received April <16, 1918> 09017 MJK
Origin Opnav Washington. Ser. No. 3020
C 3 17 April
5020. Boards Navy 71 for Stevens from Hurley Urgent. I have persuaded Chas. M. Schwab president Bethlehem Steel to accept position with Fleet Corporation as Director General in charge of shipbuilding, Piez still retains the vice-presidency. He comes to Washington immediately Am confident that his efforts will conspicuously speed up ship construction Everybody here thoroughly gratified 23016 5020
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. The date is handwritten and is confirmed by time and date stamp.