Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces in European Waters, to Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations
Cablegram Sent August 27 
To Opnav,Washingon Serial No. 357
Via NCBD 18 Prep. by ECT Appvd. By J.V.B.
Sent <27 Aug 1917> Initals <E M. C.> File No. <55-3-1>
Copies to: C. of S. J.V.B., E.C.T.
From Admiral Sims.
To Opnav Washington.
Number 357 Eightquack Unitmike. St. Louis heavily escorted arrived Liverpool this morning. Commander-in-Chief met by representatives Foreign Office, Admiralty and Embassy stop. Special train provided by British Government which will be met arrival London by Jellicoe, Page and others stop. Admiral Mayo and staff will be guests of nation which is providing accommodations, motor cars, etc. 12227
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. There is a notation in the upper leaf-hand corner: “Action Copy."