Office of the Chief of Naval Operations to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
Chronological Copy. File No. <30-1-31>
<Cablegram Received <September 23, 1918.> Y-11
Origin Opnav Washington Ser. No. 2050
S-1 Sept 25
2050. Your 5207. Will schedule draft of Sailmakers’ Mates as soon as possible Influenza here seriously interfering with all transfers. 15223 2050.
Sent: September 25, 1918.
Rec’d: 12:30 p.m., September 25, 1918.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG45, Entry 517B. Handwritten date confirmed by time/date notation typed at end of cable.