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Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters


RECEIVED: June 9th 1917      TO: Naval Attache1


For Vice-Admiral Sims


There is now on the Clyde River, Scotland, the yacht “NAHMA” which has been transferred to the U.S. Navy. It will be delivered to you. The “NAHMA” is to be appraised by arbitration board of which one member will be appointed by the owner, one by you and the other by these two. The fuel, stores, supplies, should also be appraised. We will ship a battery from the United States for the “NAHMA”. 16009.



          Sec. Navy.

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

Footnote 1: Capt. William D. MacDougall.