George I. Gay, Commissioner, Planning Division, and George Rublee, Presidential Advisor, to Professor J. A. Field, Staff of United States Shipping Board
Chronological Copy. File No. [torn and missing]
Cablegram Received June <12, 1918.> 11313 JCM
Origin Opnav, Washington Ser. No. BN 152
C-3 June 13
Boards Navy 152 From Gay & Rublee for Fields to your 214. Delivery of steel vessels to Emergency Fleet Corporation between 1st May and 1st June both inclusive were as follows 27 requisitioned 227-291 X DW 5 contract 28-250 DW Total 42 vessels 255-541 DW No wooden ships delivered. Newspaper situation to be cleared up immediately 17012-159
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. The date is handwritten and is confirmed by the time/date stamp just before the signature.