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Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Captain Joel R. Poinsett Pringle, Chief of Staff, Destroyer Flotilla

Chronological Copy.                         File No. <25/9/16>

              Cablegram Sent August 14 1918 HJW

To   Melvus Queenstown.                     Serial No. 2623

Prep. by CS                            NCT

                                         31 ADR.


2623. Thirty submarine chasers with Captain A.J. Hepburn1 in command will be sent to Base Six to operate from that Base as soon as you are ready to receive them. Not possible to send tender with them. When can you receive them? 07314.

2623. Sims.            

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

Footnote 1: Arthur J. Hepburn, Commander, United States Submarine Chaser Base, New London, Connecticut.

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