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. <25-6-1>
Cablegram Sent: August 25, 1918 JWL
To Opnav Washington Serial No. 3559
Prep. by O-4 SX D.R.
S E C R E T
3559, During week submarine chasers OTRANTO barrage made five sound contacts enemy submarin[e]s of which three resulted in depth charge attacks. One attack thought successful by hunt commander on account bubbles air and oil. Submarine chasers Plymouth made three sound contacts enemy submarines near Eddystone of which two resulted in depth charge attacks. No resultsother than detonation noise. 150825 3559
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.