Office of the Chief of Naval Operations to Captain George R. Clark, Commandant, Fourteenth Naval District, Pearl Harbor
27 March 1917.
Navsta Pearl Harbor
Sigscode, Give any assistance necessary to aid civil authorities in placing refugee German ships in safe berths, Must not be taken to Pearl Harbor, - Acknowledge – 20027
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517. At the bottom of the message is a designation “Class Sp./1”