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. <25/7/16>
Cablegram Received <March 5, 1918.>
Origin Opnav Washington Ser. No. 3318 (A)
3518 (A) What arrangements can be made to operate 110-foot submarine chasers and 200-foot patrol boats from shore stations. Suitable tenders can only be secured by taking steamer from over seas service. 11105.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.