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Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

11-9-5 “B”    

CABLEGRAM SENT:              August 23, 1918.

To  Opnav Washington                   Ser.No. 3434 N-8    SX                      Code  36 ADR


3434. British official return shipping losses for week ending August 17, 1918 reports. British ships sunk 34,109 gross tonnage; damaged nil. Allied and Neutral ships sunk 42,370 gross <tonnage>, damaged nil.  3434.


Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Document identifier in to right-hand corner in columnar fashion: “1/3/G/H.”

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