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


           6 copies.

20 March 1918  RES      

Comfran Brest                                   1359

          O-1                 SX

                                     25 ADR

               VERY SECRET

1359. Owing to extreme need of increasing flow of troops Department proposed to place troops in vessels of French Line. These vessels to proceed independently as heretofore. Escort to be provided by French authorities. Destination Bordeaux.  1369.  15420


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

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