Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
TROOP TRANSPORT [GENERAL?] LETTERS
CABLEGRAM RECEIVED 05527 Feb EWC
<February 26, 1918.>
Origin Opnav Washington Serial No. 3307
Refd. to Date
25 ADR. VERY SECRET.
3307. Take under advisement possibility shortening 8 day interval for troop convoys. Number ships now engaged and necessity for grouping by speed will inevitably result delaying departure certain ships from this side. Early recommendation desired. Acknowledge. 16026.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.