Lieutenant Commander Charles R. Train, United States Naval Attaché in Rome, to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
Action Copy. File No. 16-11-7.
CABLEGRAM RECEIVED DECEMBER <13, 1917> 21013
Origin Alusna, Rome. Serial No. 31.
Ref’d to Date Action, Notes and Initials
N-2 14 Dec. Admiralty informed: J.K.R.|1|
31. Understand Spanish Atlantic Liners are constantly in communication with enemy submarines making gifts of champagne. Department informed. 16013.
Train Naval Attache.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Filing numbers “1/5/5/J” appear in the upper right in columnar fashion. This copy is on a printed form, and several of the headings have been left blank.