Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Chronological Copy. File No.<25-9-16>
Cablegram Sent Nov. 15, 1918. Y-87
To Opnav Washington Serial No. 9734
Prep. by O-4 NCT D.R.
9734 Your 4855. It is suggested that if Submarine chasers are sent home during winter months they proceed via Southern route to West Indies or Gulf port to remain there until good weather on north Atlantic Coast. Consideration is also suggested of need for chasers in Philippine or Chinese Waters as they could be readily despatched from the Mediterranean, or of sale to Greece or some of the Northern European countries. Your 4855 114515 9734
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.