Office of the Chief of Naval Operations to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
Cablegram Received 29 November 23129
Origin Opnav Washington. Ser. No. 1350
NCR 18 ADR
1350. Your 1736. Opnav 772 chasers for distant service should be commissioned trained and ready to move abroad about January first. About twenty five are commissioned now. The most difficult problem will be the transportation across Atlantic for this purpose will utilize certain tugs now fitting out. 12029.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Document is an: “Action Copy.”