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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   EWC1

Opnav Washington         Serial No. 6150

C-2       SZ

24 D.         

6150.     Your 3726.2   Director Army Transport service 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

6150     

Sims.    

01507         

 

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

Footnote 1: Initials of the transcriber.

Footnote 2: See, office of the Chief of Naval operations to Sims, 11 March 1918, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

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