Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations
Subject Copy. File No. <5/9/16>
Cablegram Sent August <3> 1918.
To Opnav Washington. Serial No. 2260
Prep. by C-4 NCT D.R. SX
2260 My 8817. Request information as to action likely to be taken. Thirty-six more Chasers can be used to great advantage on the Otranto Barrage if they can be spared from those already built. This is not to be construed as recommending further construction of vessels of this type. 01003. 2260.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.