Rear Admiral Albert P. Niblack, Commander, Patrol Squadron Based on Gibraltar, to Commanding Officers, Vessels in Gibraltar Patrol Squadron
U.S.NAVAL FORCES OPERATING IN EUROPEAN WATERS.
PATROL SQUADRONS BASED ON GIBRALTAR.
U.S.S. DECATUR Flagship.
From: Commander Patrol Squadrons Based on Gibraltar.
To: All Vessels.
SUBJECT: Steaming Records, month of April,1918.
1. The relative standings of ships based in these waters for hours under way and distance steamed, month of April, 1918, are as follows:
2. No report has been received from the SENECA. The BARRY and DRUID were undergoing repairs, hence were out of competition. The SALEM has not yet joined this force.
3. It is requested that the steaming reports for the month of May be submitted promptly.
Source Note: D, DLC-MSS, William S. Sims Papers, Box 76. Identifiers “File-180” and “GWG” appear on the left and right sides of the page near the top.