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 1 August <1918> SSM
To Opnav, Washington Serial No. 2197
Prep. by O-5 D.R. SX
2197. British official return shipping losses for week ending July 27 reports as sunk 45,270 gross tonnage, allied and neutral ships; as damaged 30,477 gross tonnage British ships. 22001 2197
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.