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. 23, 1917.
To Opnav Washington Ser. No. 1638
Prep. by [TBK?] COS Code Q27
Copies to: COS, JVB, WAE.
1638. British official return Allied and Neutral shipping for week ending November 18th, 52,181 gross tonnage; British ships damaged, 12,478 gross tonnage. 03123.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Identifying number in top right-hand corner: “11-9-5 ‘B’” and in columnar fashion: “1/3/O/K.”