Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Office of the Chief of Naval Operations to Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations

Cable Received      8 February, 1919.

From:     Washington (OPNAV)

To:       Amnavpar. <(For Benson.)>

Serial No.     BENSEC 23.

Secretary|1| has approved sending to United States following six German submarines selected by American officers who inspected them:-

U-53

U-164

UC-105

U-124

Ub-149

U-140

 

Please make recommendations as to officers and crews needed from United States in order to bring these boats home. 18007.

OPNAV.        

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

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