Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations, to Vice Admiral William S. Sim, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Water
Chronological Copy. File No. <30/1/3>
Cablegram Received July <1,1918.> 04504 TOH
Origin Opnav, Washington. Bunav Ser. No. 7974
S-1 4 July
7974. Bureau will have personnel requested for torpedo repair station ready for transfer prior to August 1st. 70 men requested for Base 6 will be sent at earliest possible date. Numerous other drafts of men already en route prior to receipt of your 37. If these additional drafts of men including
move <more> men for Base 6 than can be accommodated request you divert excesses to August 1st 9 and August 1st 17 and 18. 11301 7974
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.