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Staff of Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

Action Copy.                                 File No. <27-5-5>

Cablegram Sent  17 Sept 1918  Y-7

To Opnav Washington.                         Serial No. 4954

Prep. by A-4                  SX D.R.

53 ARD.            


4954. Your 1383.1 My 4879.2 Admiralty has no definite view of probability Fleet action before end 1919. 145517 4954


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

Footnote 2: See: Sims to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, 16 September 1918. The question concerned how many guns the U.S. Navy could give to the Army for its use in the 1919 campaign. Also, see: Sims to the Bureau of Ordnance, 17 September 1918.

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