Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Captain Joel R. Poinsett Pringle, Chief of Staff, Destroyer Flotillas
Chronological Copy. File No. <55-5-6>
Cablegram Sent 24 Nov 1918 Y-40
To Melvus Queenstown Serial No. 3872
Prep by S-1 NCT D.R.
3872. In sending home destroyers send so far as possible those reserve officers who for business or other urgent reason desire to be placed on inactive status at earliest possible moment. 183924 3872.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.