Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
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CABLEGRAM SENT August 17 1918 EJW
To Opnav Washington Serial No. 3069
Prep. by CS NCT D.R.
C O N F I D E N T I A L
3069. There is need for the services of a Flag Officer at Malta as liaison officer between Force Commander and British Commander-in-Chief in Mediterranean. All <other> Allied Powers having naval interests in war are thus represented and questions are continually arising which should be handled by such officer as Force Commander’s representative. Recommend detail of Captain W.H.G. Bullard to this duty as soon as relieved from his present command on account of promotion Recommend one junior officer accompany him as Aid. 04317
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Document identifiers “I/6/J” appear in the upper-right corner.