Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
December 6, 1917.
To Opnav Washington (Bunav) Serial No. 1916
Prep by S 1 B5QS
1916. Request no additional men be sent for destroyer force or for mining operations until further request is made. 626 men in Queenstown barracks. Barracks at present not fully equipped and medical officer advises that no more men be quartered there in present condition. 23406.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Document is a : “Subject Copy.”