Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels
Sent:- June 11th.1917. To:Secretary of the Navy (Operations).
Fourteen. Both KANAWHA and MAUMEE should discharge Queenstown and in future should sail in company if possible in line abreast distance one mile (stop) Commercial tank ships should join British oil convoy sailing from Hampton Roads about weekly.
Source Note: Cy, UK-KeNA, Adm. 137/656. Below the signature is written: “A. C. U. S. concurs, Sims." At the bottom left-hand corner in column fashion is a list of the files in which copies of this cable should be saved.