Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations
Cablegram Sent Dec 26, 1917. FRA
To Opnav, Washington. Serial No. 2445
Prep. by A 1 D.R.
2445. Your 1723 Kite Balloon station in Berehaven will be completed and turned over to us about February 15th. Recommend one Commanding Officer, twelve kite balloon pilots, twenty-eight kite balloon mechanics be sent to operate this station. They should arrive not later than February 15th. 22326
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.