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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  MAY 9 1918    EJW

To Opnav, Washington.                            Serial No. 7688

Prep. by  S-3                SX       D.R.

29ARD                   

VERY SECRET

7688 British official return shipping losses for week ending 4 May reports as sunk 113,153 gross tonnage, Allied and Neutral ships; as damaged, 5,583 gross tonnage British ships. 19409 7688

SIMS

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

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