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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

Clear

Simsadus.

4222. Your 8279.1 Bureau has sent about 80 torpedo officers in past six months for service in destroyers. No more available until January 1st. 12230 4222.

Admiral Palmer.             

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.

Footnote 1: This cable has not been found.

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