Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Chronological Copy. File No.
Cablegram Sent 24 June EWC <18>
To Opnav, Washington. Serial No. 99.
Prep. by C-1 SX D.R.
99. Your 7575. It is noted that vessels destined to Marseilles are much larger than type recommended in my 8289. As sinkings in the Mediterranean are larger than in any other part of European Waters it is considered desirable not to send most valuable ships into this area. 00525.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.