Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
CABLEGRAM SENT: August 23, 1918.
To Opnav Washington Ser.No. 3434
Prep.by 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.”