Admiral Leigh C. Palmer, Chief of Bureau of Navigation, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
Chronological Copy. File No. <31-7-3>
Cablegram Received <October 30, 1918> Y 40
Origin Opnav Washington Ser. No. 4222
S-1 Oct 31
4222. Your 8279. Bureau has sent about 80 torpedo officers in past six months for service in destroyers. No more available until January 1st. 12230 4222.
Sent: 4:50 a.m., October 31, 1918.
Recd:10:12 a.m., October 31, 1918.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. The handwritten date is confirmed by the time/date notation following the text of the cable.