Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Subject Copy. File No. <28-3-1>
Cablegram Sent Sept 29 1918 Y-13
To Opnav Washington Serial No. 5824
Prep. by M-4 SX D.R.
S E C R E T
5824. URGENT. Cable just received from Robinette for Navintel Norwegian Government has notified charge d’Affaires that it is taking immediate steps to mine territorial waters as requested and that Norwegian Government is sending note to this effect to belligerent governments and gives statement to Norwegian press for publication Sunday. It is understood this means Sunday Septe-mber 29 124129 5824.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.