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Naval History and Heritage Command

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

DISPATCH TO BE SENT.

Date 23 August 1918.

To   Opnav, Washington.

Prep. by C-5 <for CS> Approved <NCT>1 Code <46 ARD> No. <3437>

HIGHLY SECRET

     Enemy appear to believe most of the troop transports from America at end of this month or beginning next will proceed via Bermuda and Azores, remainder via Nova Scotia. <170223.>

SIMS.             

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

Footnote 1: “CS” stands for Chief of Staff, which for Sims was Capt. Nathan C. Twining (“NCT”).

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