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Naval History and Heritage Command

Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Captain Joel R. Poinsett Pringle, Chief of Staff, Destroyer Flotillas

Chronological Copy.                         File No. <55-5-6>

Cablegram Sent 24 Nov 1918    Y-40

To Melvus Queenstown                        Serial No. 3872

Prep by   S-1                     NCT D.R.

                                           Clear

3872. In sending home destroyers send so far as possible those reserve officers who for business or other urgent reason desire to be placed on inactive status at earliest possible moment. 183924 3872.

Sims.             

Alnav 185.1

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

Footnote 1: A document labeled Alnav 185 has not been found. It may be an alternate identifier for this cable.

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