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 Based in France
Cablegram Sent 6 June 1918 RES
To Comfran Brest Serial No. 2675
Prep. by O-1 SX D.R.
2675. My 2673. Your 2611. Navy Departmen t states QUOTE vessels referred to were routedto Harve in accordance with General Pershing’s recommendation. The plan was suggested by General Pershing as means of relieving French Bay ports UNQUOTE. Please arrange with Army authorities so that no vessels will be destined for Havre by authorities in Unites States. 2675
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.