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
TROOP TRANSPORT SPECIAL LETTERS
20 March 1918 RES
Comfran Brest 1359
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.