Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters

DISPATCH SENT

Chronological Copy.                         File No. <47-3-1>

          Cablegram Received <October 3, 1918.> Y-5

Origin Opnav, Washington ( Sanda).1        Ser. No. 2560.

     C-1       Oct 4

     B.

Simsadus.

2560. Reference: Radio Shipment. Every effort be made to expedite shipments of this material. Shipment orders state material available frequently in error. Contractors badly behind on delivery batteries, charge panels and many other items. All contractors have been urged to speed up deliveries and material is now coming in. All orders are being vigorously traced. 100503. 2560.

Benson.       

Note:-

     Other and Up come badly garbled.

Sent 3:25 AM Oct 4 1918

Recd 3:59 AM Oct 4 1918.

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. The handwritten date at the top of the page is confirmed by the time-date stamp at the end of the document.

Footnote 1: Bureau of Supplies and Accounts.

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