Office of the Chief of Naval Operations to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
Operation Orders of Force Movements, etc. Secret Routes for Vessels
14 Nov. 1917.
Opnav Washington Serial No. 1106
Via N C B 18 A D R Date No. 15013
Copies to BAL, only
1106. About November 30th U.S.S. FULT
ION, U.S.S. BUSHNELL, 3 Tugs and 7 of L. class submarines and 1 E. class sail for England via Azores. U.S.S. FULTON, U.S.S. E-1 will remain Azores, others proceed England. Information requested where they will base. The L. class have no housing periscope which may debar them from certain operations. 15013.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.