Office of the Chief of Naval Operations to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
CABLEGRAM RECEIVED November 16th. 1917.
Origin Opnav, Washington Serial No. 1117
1117. Admiral Dunn has been assigned to duty at Azores Islands base and will be our senior naval officer. It is the understanding with Admiralty that he will be in command of Allied Powers, if any are there. 09014
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.