Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Rear Admiral Joseph Strauss, Commander, Mine Force
Subject Copy. File No. 22-11-3
CABLEGRAM SENT 19th Sept Y-5
To Aminfor, Inverness. Serial No. 831.
Prep. by 0-4 SX D.R.
831. Department has approved recommendation Allied Council on Mediterranean Mining. Mine base must be selected without delay. Proceed London for Conference as soon as practicable. Officer selected to take charge of base should accompany you and be prepared to proceed to Mediterranean for investigation of site and establishing base 174119 831.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Document reference: “1/6/P/J/2.”