Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Subject Copy. File No. <2-2-5>
Cablegram Sent August 6, 1918. AHI
To Opnav Washington. Serial No. 2467
Prep. by M- D.R.
2467 Admiralty suggest and I concur that information concerning submarine activity our coast such as Reuter’s press dispatches today concerning
LOUIS BLANCHE <Luz Blanca> and tank steamer off Virginia coast be withheld from cable and wireless in order not to furnish current information of possible value to enemy. Newspapers are two weeks old on arrivals this side and hence are not so important, 22306 2467.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.