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Captain David W. Todd, Director of Naval Communications, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters

Action Copy.                                File No. <8/4/2>

Cablegram Received August <8,1918.> 22508 CFB

Origin    Opnav Washington D.N.C.                Ser. No. 9610

Ref’d. to

Date

ACTION, NOTES and INITIALS.

C-1

9 Aug.

<answered E[GB]>1

<C12>

13 "

See our Op 28812

31 ADR

CONFIDENTIAL

Simsadus

     9610. Advised by British authorities here that Inter-Allied Radio Commission has decided United States should build receiving stations Newfoundland. Also that Carnarvon will transmit daily certain messages to America. Advise in full action taken by Commission. 10008 9610

Benson

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Handwritten date is confirmed by the time/date stamp at the end of the cable.

Footnote 1: Lt. Cmdr. Edward G. Blakeslee, a member of Sims’ Communication Section.

Footnote 2: This cable has not been found.

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