Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
Cablegram Sent Nov 10, 1917
To Opnav Washington Serial No. 1383
Via Q 26 Prep. by JHR Appvd. by COS
Sent Initials File No.
Copies to: COS, JVB, JHR.
1383. Class B. Torpedoed and sunk November ninth unknown ship Latitude 54,15N Longitude 0,15W Norwegian steamer name unknown near Flamboro Head A 1254 Latitude 35,15N Longitude 8,20W R 556 Latitude 36,52N Longitude 5,36E. Torpedoed but still afloat I 387 Latitude 54,09N Longitude 0,08W Sunk by gunfire MARQUISE Latitude 53,29N Longitude 5,31W Submarine sighted 20 miles North of Ushant. 1850
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. The number just before the signature is a stamp.