This array of American sea power includes U. S. Cruiser Melville, and part of a squadron of destroyers. Eighty-five American destroyers and three Russian destroyers, manned by American crews, were on duty in European waters.
THE BEGINNING OF THE END
The first convoy to arrive in France. Sailing in a dense fog on June 14, 1917, the ships docked at St. Nazaire on June 26. German submarines attacked the convoy at 10:15 P.M. on June 22 but not a ship nor a man was injured.