Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
May 18, 1918.
ABLE SEVEN DOG NON TWO FOX
Your 8085 After consultation with Secretary and Chief Operations, hospital should be either transferred entirely to Navy and manned by Navy personnel and be known as US Naval Hospital London or it should be conducted as American Red Cross Hospital and receive Naval Patients as any other Civilian Hospital period Divided responsibility not considered advisable 13018 6183
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Identifier “OL 6193” appears on the right side of the page.