Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Office of the Chief of Naval Operations to Admiral Henry T. Mayo, Commander-in-Chief, United States Atlantic Fleet

FLEET FLAGSHIP

TRANSLATION OF CODE DESPATCH

Prefix

Origin

No.

Operator

Check:    Filing Date

Radio

Navy

 

OPNAV

 

35

Sndg.

Recg.

 

84     Govt.  30-3-18

RUSH

 

Via LANDWIRE BASE TWO   LEPUP-A

Govt. C-in-C

British Battle Tactics concentrate fire of pairs of ships on one of enemy hence important two pairs of Ninth Division be same period U.S.S. NEW YORK and U.S.S. TEXAS, U.S.S. ARKANSAS and U.S.S. WYOMING fill requirements with U.S.S. FLORIDA as standby U.S.S. DELAWARE to come home period Beattie1 has asked for this period It seems reasonable so am inclined to grant it period Would like your recommendation before deciding ACKNOWLEDGE 09030

1:02 p.m.                   

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

Footnote 1: Adm. Sir David Beatty, Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet.

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