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Gleaves' Convoy Formation

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Title: Rear Admiral Albert Gleaves' sketch of convoy formation
Caption: Depicts the ideal organization of a convoy to minimize submarine attack
Description: Gleaves served as commander of the Cruiser and Transport Force of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. This sketch was attached to a general order on the conduct of convoys.
Catalog #: NH 722426
Original Location: RAdm. Albert Gleaves memo to Cruiser Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet
Original Date: 1917-11-01
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