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Naval History and Heritage Command

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 4 July 1918  RES

To Opnav Washington                               Serial No. 635

Prep. by  S-31                     SX  D.R.

48 ARD             

SECRET

635 British official return shipping losses for week ending June 29, 1918 reports as sunk 68,307 gross tonnage, allied and neutral ships; as damaged 10,040 gross tonnage British ships. 23104, 635

SIMS

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

Footnote 1: This presumably means that this report was prepared by someone in the Convoys and Miscellaneous section of Sims’ staff.

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