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 3 June <1918,> EWC
To Opnav Washington Serial No. 8908
Prep. by S-3 SX D.R.
8908. British Admiralty have learned that the disposition of the Russian Black Sea Fleet on May 29 was as follows: at Novorossisk under the command of Admiral Sablin, two Dreadnoughts, seven cruisers, sixteen destroyers and several transports; at Sevastopol, now flying the German flag, seven pre-Dreadnought Battleships, seventeen destroyers, fourteen submarines. Cruiser PRUT (late MEDJIDIEH) has returned to Constantinople from Sevastopol. 01403, 8908
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.