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Communications Division, Navy Department, to Staff of Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters

Chronological Copy.                        File No. <8-5-11>

Cablegram Received <September 25, 1918.>  Y-9

Origin Opnav Washington (D.N.C.)           Ser. No. 2169

     C-1  27 Sept




21689 Reference Allied signal conference April 141 Department will revise U.S. War warning list to include 1 radio station in each district2 broadcasting War warning on 600 meters on schedule corresponding to hour of watch for 1 operator, this necessary on account of method controlling coastwise ships by Commandants districts. 16125 2169.


Sent 4.48 PM Sept 26, 1918.

Rec’d 7.27 PM Sept 26, 1918.

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. The handwritten date is confirmed by the time/date notation immediately following the text.

Footnote 1: On the Allied signal conference, see: William S. Benson to Sims, 7 April 1918.

Footnote 2: That is, each naval district.

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