Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Captain Joel R. Poinsett Pringle, Chief of Staff, Destroyer Flotilla
Chronological Copy. File No. <25/9/16>
Cablegram Sent August 14 1918 HJW
To Melvus Queenstown. Serial No. 2623
Prep. by CS NCT
2623. Thirty submarine chasers with Captain A.J. Hepburn in command will be sent to Base Six to operate from that Base as soon as you are ready to receive them. Not possible to send tender with them. When can you receive them? 07314.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.