Admiral Sir David Beatty, Commander-in-Chief, Grand Fleet, to Grand Fleet
From: C. in C. To: General Date 11-11-18
G. F. Time 0948
The Armistice has been signed but it is doubtful whether there is sufficient authority in Germany to enforce it. Hostilities are to be suspended with exception that Anti-Submarine defences are to remain in force.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.