Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
Cablegram Received August 24, 1917
Origin: Chief of Naval Operations Ser. No. Opnav 328
Via NOD R13 Date No. 17023
Copied to: COS, JVB, BAI
Action referred to: BAI
228. It is possible that about middle of October 5 K-class submarines will arrive England followed about two weeks later by five of the L class. Tenders accompany. What will be their prospective duties and where bases.-
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.