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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

     33 ADR


Boards Navy 237. For Stevens from Hurley Franklin. In reply to Shipmissions 2921 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.

Footnote 1: Ship Mission 292 has not been found.

Footnote 2: This message was sent via the officer of the Chief of Naval Operations and features Adm. William S. Sims, Chief of Naval Operations, signature.

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