Edward N. Hurley, Chairman, United States Shipping Board, to Raymond B. Stevens, Vice-Chairman, United States Shipping Board and United States Representative, Allied Maritime Transport Council
Chronological Copy. File No. 42-2-4
Cablegram Received July <12, 1918.> 10113. SFM
Origin Opnav Washington. Ser. No. S.M. 240
C-3 July 13
Boards Navy 240 for Stevens from Hurley. Italian High Commission is urging shipping board to provide refrigerated space for 27,500 tons fresh meat monthly. It is impossible for us to furnish this tonnage and supply our own Army. Sending information to you so that you can develope possibility of help from other directions if situation as desperate as represented to be. 23012.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.