Naval History and Heritage Command

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

Cablegram Sent 20 June 1918 RLM.

To Opnav, Washington                         Serial No. 9915

Prep. by S-3             Ap’vd. by SX   D.R.

Rec’d          Coded     Cypher 40 ADR     Disp’chd {Cable Mess.

SECRET

9915. British official return shipping losses for week ending June 15, reports as sunk 82,181 gross tonnage, Allied and Neutral ships; as damaged, 10,413 gross tonnage British ships. 22420 9915.

Sims               

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

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