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

Action Copy.                       File No. <27-5-5>

     Cablegram Received  July <1, 1918.> 21001    TOH1

Origin Opnav, Washington.                    Ser. No. 7962

Ref’d. to

Date

ACTION, NOTES and INITIALS

M-4

2 July

TAS     1 July 19188

Encl

2/7/18

R/T

     33 ADR

Simsadus.

7962.     Four 14 inch guns and mounts shipped 30 June<;> 2 guns 1 mount will be shipped July 10<.> <remainder personnel leaving this week<,> Captain Plunket <Plunkett>2 U.S.N. leaving for Liverpool England direct Will report about July 15th. 11001 7962

Benson        

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Handwritten date is affirmed by the time/date stamp.

Footnote 1: Initials of the transcriber.

Footnote 2: Capt. Charles P. Plunkett, Commander, Naval Railway Battery.

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