Rear Admiral Henry B. Wilson, Commander, United States Naval Forced based in France, 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 3 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.”