Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
Chronological Copy. File No. <11-4-9>
Cablegram Received June <1, 1918.> 20102 AIS
Origin Opnav, Washington Ser. No. 6734
C-1 2 June
6734. Direct representative naval oversea transportation service in France investigate thoroughly subject ballast in returning cargo vessels. Department believes too much ballast is taken thereby causing delay both ends. 10001. 6734.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.