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Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Bureau of Ordnance

Subject Copy.                     File No. <19-2-3>

Cablegram Sent Nov. 14, 1918. Y 41

To Opnav Washington (Buord)                 Serial No. 9701

Prep. by M-4                      SX D.R.

                                           45 ARD

9701 Your 49181 Recommend all shipments of depth charges be suspended until further notice. Admiral Benson2 concurs. 171514 9701


Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

Footnote 1: This document has not been found.

Footnote 2: Adm. William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations. Benson was in Europe at this time.

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