Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Office of the Chief of Naval Operations to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters

Chronological Copy.                    File No. <49/8/1>

Cablegram Received  May <21, 1918.> 03322  RES

Origin Opnav Washington                     Ser. No. 6295

CS-2 22 May

29 ADR

Simsadus.

6295. Ship Control Committee have attempted without success to locate small tank steamers as requested by you for use in Mediterranean Sea. They suggest this request be made and pressed upon British authorities. Report results.1 15021. 6295.

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Source Note: DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. The handwritten date corresponds to the time/date stamp at the end of the document.

Footnote 1: Sims’ response has not been found.

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