Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters to Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Subject Copy. File No. <23-9-16>
CABLEGRAM SENT October 5, 1918. Y-10
To Opnav Washington Serial No. 6818
Prep. by O-4 SX D.R.
6318 Your 2555. It will be absolutely necessary to employ at least eight sub-chasers at aircraft tenders during the Winter. The six speed boats can be used at remaining stations. Request they be sent by first transportation as they are now urgently needed. 183105 6318
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG45, Entry 517B.