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 30 August 1918 WS
To Opnav Washington Serial No. 3850
Prep. by N-C Apvd. by SX D.R.
Rec’d Coded Cypher 31 ARD Disp’chd Cable
3850. British official return shipping losses for week ending August 24, 1918 reports: British ships sunk 46,337 gross tonnage, damaged 9953 gross tonnage; Allied and Neutral ships sunk 21,532 gross tonnage, damaged 5660 gross tonnage. 220830 3850
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.