Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels
Sent: June 11th, 1917. To: Secretary of the Navy.
Sixteen. Admiralty advises rendezvous for troop convoy be not north of forty seven and not east of seventeen (stop) Course from rendezvous to be indicated from here in accordance enemy submarine activity (stop) Importance that earliest possible information be given as to times arrivals each section of convoy at rendezvous in order destroyers may be prepared this duty and to cause minimum diversion from present duty.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517. Below the close is a columnar list indicating in which files copies of this cable should be placed: “Copies: Confirmation./Subject file./Chronological./Original.”