Edward N. Hurley, Chairman, United States Shipping Board, and Philip A. S. Franklin, Chairman of the Shipping Control Committee in New York, 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,>
Origin Opnav Washington Ser. No. BN 237
C-3 15 July
Boards Navy 237. For Stevens from Hurley Franklin. In reply to Shipmissions 292 no regular line of steamers established or planned United States for Durban as insufficient tonnage available. Will allow sailing vessels or auxiliary schooners to trade if they so desire. Signed Franklin 21012
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Handwritten date is confirmed by time/date stamp.