Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
DISPATCH TO BE SENT.
Date August 2, 1918.
Prepared by CS Approved <NCT> Code <46 ARD> No. <Simben 20>
Simben 20. Referring my Simben 17. Admiral Bayly informs me as follows:
“Boom defence at Berehaven is efficient and anchorage is safe from submarines. There is ample room for three battleships of any size in Berehaven”. <22202.>
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Document identifier: “3/J.”