Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Captain Joel R. Poinsett Pringle, Senior Officer Present, Destroyer Flotilla
CABLEGRAM SENT Oct. 13th, 1917.
To Melvue, Queenstown. Serial No. Q-145
Via N C B 16 D Prep. by B.A.L. Appvd. by
Copies to: C. of S.; J.V.B.; B.A.L.
145. Are any orders issued to destroyers relative stopping or lowering boats to assist damaged vessels in presence enemy submarines<?> Data needed for Court Martial at Gibraltar. Please cable reply. 14115.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.