War Diary of U.S.S. Conyngham
February 5, 1918.
At Sea. Escorting U.S.S.HENDERSON to St. Nazaire.
At 8:08 a.m. U.S.S.APHRODITE joined escort and took station ahead of convoy
At 9:35 a.m. parted company with U.S.S.HENDERSON. Escort formed column astern of Conyngham and headed for Queenstown. Speed 18 knots.
At 10:12 a.m. formed scouting line.
Intercepted the following submarine reports:- Quote, S.O.S. 36-26--01-087. Sardinia torpedoed. 1904 unquote. Quote submarine reports,
. . . . Positions
8:00 a.m. Lat. Off St. Nazaire.
NOON Lat. 47-35 N. Long. 4-06 W.
8:00 p.m. Lat. 49-05 N Long. 6-00 W.
Source Note: D, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B, Destroyer Ships Files: Conyngham.