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

6 April   EWC

Opnav Washington         Serial No. 6150

C-2       SZ

24 D.         

6150.     Your 3726.1 Director Army Transport service2 states QUOTE vessels we anticipate available this service will be furnished from U.S. and authorities that side will be in better position judge requirements gun crews UNQUOTE

     In case emergency I shall furnish gun crews and if necessary to draw on Department ample notice will be given





Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Document reference: “11-11-11. . .3/C/J.”

Footnote 1: See, office of the Chief of Naval Operations to Sims, 11 March 1918, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

Footnote 2: Brig. Gen. Frank T. Hines.

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