Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
August 11, 1918 AHI
Opnav Washington 2734
S E C R E T
2734. Your 9272. French Ministry has cabled Admiral Gret that H.B.Convoys are to be organized by Navy Department who controls them. Admiralty concur. 201211. 2734.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG45, Entry 517B. The handwritten date is confirmed by the time/date stamp at the end of the document.