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Naval History and Heritage Command

Lieutenant Edward K. Lang, Commander, McCall, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters

U. S. S. McCall,         

 29 April 1918.        

From:          Commanding Officer

To  :          Force Commander.

SUBJECT:       Total miles steamed since leaving U.S.—error in.

Reference:     (a) Force Comdr’s. let. 1296-6,19 April, 1918. Par. 2.1

     1.        Since leaving the United States, the U.S.S.McCall

has steamed, up to April 1st, 1918, a total of 10,615.2 miles, as follows:-

   Jan. 17 to Jan. 20    New York to Bermuda                    884.5 miles.   

   Jan. 27 to Jan. 28    To oil S.S.DOCKRA                         499.8   "

   Jan. 30 to Feb. 11    Bermuda to Azore Islands             2129.0   "

   Feb. 14 to Feb. 18    Azores to Brest                            1343.1   "

   Feb. 18 to Feb. 20    To pick up U.S.S.McDONOUGH     442.1   "

   Feb. 21 to Feb. 22    Brest to Queenstown                     333.7   "

   Feb. 22 to Mar. 2      Convoy trips                                 691.7   "

   Mar. 2 to Mar. 9      Convoy trips                                   867.0   "

   Mar. 9 to Mar. 16     Convoy trips                                  981.6   "

   Mar. 16 to Mar. 23    Convoy trips                               1529.7   "

   Mar. 23 to Mar. 31     Convoy trips                                913.1  "

              __________________

Total   10615.2 Miles.  

E K Lang.     

Source Note: CyS, DNA, RG 45, Entry 520, Destroyer Ship Files, McCall, Folder 3. Identifying number in upper left-hand corner: “1-194-18.”

Footnote 1: Sims’ letter has not been found.

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