Edward N. Hurley, Chairman, United States Shipping Board, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
Chronological Copy. File No. <42-2-4>
Cablegram Received <September 24, 1918.> Y-13
Origin Opnav Washington Ser. No. BN 470
C-3 Sept 25
Boards Navy 470. Would suggest before any definite agreement is entered into with British by General Hines and Day regards exchange of tonnage to carry out 80 divisions program matter be referred here so that Franklin and Ship[p]ing Board may give final approval signed Hurley 14024 BN 470
Time Sent: 1:45 PM Sept 25 1918.
Time Recd: 5:24 AM Sept 25 1918.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Handwritten date is confirmed by the time/date notation at the end of the cable.