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Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters

          CABLEGRAM RECEIVED <November 6, 1918.> Y-21

Origin Opnav Washington (Secnav),                Ser. No. 4658

     Ref’d to       Date

       M-4          7 Nov.

          53 ADR



4658. Your 8912.1 Aegean project abandoned and Adriatic Sea program sus<pended> to extent recommended in your cable. Sufficient mines on hand to augment North Sea barrage in case necessary to do so this winter. 15106. 4658.

<Opnav (Secnav,)>

Sent  4.40 AM Nov. 7, 1918.

Rec’d 9.15 AM Nov. 7, 1918.

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. The handwritten date is confirmed by the time/date notation at the end of the cable.

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