Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Chronological Copy. File No.
Cablegram Sent MAY 9 1918 EJW
To Opnav, Washington. Serial No. 7688
Prep. by S-3 SX D.R.
7688 British official return shipping losses for week ending 4 May reports as sunk 113,153 gross tonnage, Allied and Neutral ships; as damaged, 5,583 gross tonnage British ships. 19409 7688
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.