Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Cablegram Sent Oct. 2, 1917
To Opnav Washington Serial No. 726
Via Prep. by J.V.B. Appvd. by N.C.T.
Copies to: C. of S; J.V.B.;
726. Admiralty requests information as to whether our merchantmen with armed guards visit South American, Norwegian and Spanish ports and as to whether any objections have been raised by these countries. 09502
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, 517B. The number at the end of the text (the date code) is a stamp.