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

Action Copy.                                   File No. 43-4-2

Cablegram Received               JFG

Origin      Opnav, Washington                  Ser. No. 220

Ref’d to

    Date

Action, Notes and Initials

   CS  

Aug 23

WS

         42 ADR

SECRET

Simsadus:

220 Your 28481 While the United States does not at present intend to operate Q boats on its own coast it sees no objection to the British operating one in Canadian Waters 19022 220

BENSON            

7 AM August 23 1918

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 520, box 415.

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