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

Chronological Copy.                             File No. <11/4>

               Cablegram Sent       Feb. 14, 1918   MJK

To            Opnav Washington.                 Serial No. 3978

Prep. by   [MD?]                     27D

21 [D?]            

3978. It is suggested for Department’s consideration that when practicable Naval Supply vessels be loaded only with cargo destined to one French port. Such action will avoid necessity for dangerous coastwise voyage or risk of transhipment through dangerous areas. 22114.


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

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