Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

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

Subject Copy.                               File No.

Cablegram Sent 2 July 1918  RES

To Comfran Brest                            Serial No. 3338

Prep. by C-1                 SX D.R.

                                  31 ADR

S E C R E T

3338. Is it not possible to escort storeships to westward with escort that meets H.N. convoys.1 Records indicate that GUANTANAMO, MARIANA, MUSCATINE, and MUNINDIES are ready but did not sail with H.N. escort. 3338

Sims          

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

Footnote 1: This refers to convoys originating at Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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