Rear Admiral Henry B. Wilson, Commander, United States Patrol Squadrons Operating in European Waters, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
May <16,> 1918. TOH.
Confram Brest. 2382
O-1 31 ADR.
2382. Your 2256. Army unable to give destination until War Message received <but state> as evacuation capacity from any port is 3000 troops per day it will be necessary to split convoy. Owing to necessity of this force meeting other convoys about same day it is extremely doubtful if we can provide escort. 16316 2382.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Document identifier in top right-hand corner: “Group 35/3/C.”