Commodore George C. Remey, Commandant, Key West Naval Base, to Commodore Arent S. Crowninshield, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation
Key west Fla June 15-98
Navigation Navy Dept---Washn.DC.
All vessels for Blockade are sent to Havana to report to Commodore Commanding or senior officer present, distribution on Blockade is made there. I have only occasional knowledge of the stations of different ships on Blockade. Dupont arrived.
Source Note: C, DNA, AFNRC, M625, roll 231. At the bottom of the cable is “9:17 P.M.” At the top of the cable is: “RECIEVED at 104W GN T 45 collect G R,” The cable is on a Western Union Telegraph Company stock form with printed advertising and a limited liability statement. Routing and payment information are part of its heading.