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Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Captain Richard H. Jackson, United States Naval Representative to the Ministry of Marine

 

CABLEGRAM SENT Sept 8, 1917

Via N C B D                   B A L                    N C T

Copies to: C. of C.;

To: Jackson Marine Paris                     Serial No. F  167

From Commander Naval Forces European Waters

To Jackson, Marine, Paris.

For Ampat 1

167. For Ampat, Please advise me as to practicability establishing outward convoy from Quiberon or other convenient harbor for our own and allied ships as our vessels will be continually increasing in number 18108.

                                             SIMS

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

Footnote 1: Ampat referred to the Commander, United States Patrol Forcres Operating in European Waters, RAdm. William B. Fletcher.

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