War Diary of Admiral Henry T. Mayo, Commander, Atlantic Fleet
WAR DIARY Atlantic Fleet Vol. 15. Page -14-
<(Rpt. of Commd’r-in-Chief)>
File: III A-8-c
SUB AREA: General.
SOURCE: War Diary, Atlantic Fleet, Vol. 15.
SUBJECT: Gas Offense at Sea – Research work to
determine possibility of use of.
Date: June 15, 1918
1. 1. The Commander in Chief recommends that research work be undertaken to determine the possibility of using gas effectively at sea; and suggests the possibility of landing smoke screens with poison gas and of laying gas screens from floating pots.
Source Note: TDS, DNA, RG 45, Entry 520, Box 330.