Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Rear Admiral Henry B. Wilson, Commander, United States Naval Forces Based in France, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters

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               CABLEGRAM RECEIVED  TFW

Origin    Comfran Brest                        Ser. No. 4935

     Ref’d to  Date

     O-1       Aug 14

       31 ADR                S E C R E T

Simsadus

4935 Army contemplates establishment service between Marseille, France and Port Said, Egypt in near future. Vessels from England will discharge coal at Marseille, France and proceed to Port Said, Egypt to load full cargo for Marseille, France. Ships will make several trips. What convoy will be supplied. 556. 14414

            Wilson

     150PM August 14, 1918.

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

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