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Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Rear Admiral Henry B. Wilson, Commander, United States Naval Forces in France

Subject Copy.                          File No. <30-1-4c>

Cablegram Sent November 26, 1918 Y-50

To Comfran Brest                            Serial No. 204

Prep. by S-1                 NRS Night D.R.


204 Force Commander considers that in sending ships home Officers should be given preference in general based on total service in war zone. Any changes in personnel necessary to carry out this policy are authorized. Report them as usual by cable. 193526 204


Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Distribution list below close: “Queenstown 3903/Gibraltar 2242/Aminfor 1307.”

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