List of Confidential Books supplied by the British Admiralty to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, Admiral William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations, and Lieutenant Commander John R. Roys, Liaison Officer
FROM WHOM DATE
Intelligence Division. 8.10.17
RERERRED TO SUBJECT
<Deputy 1 S L> List of Periodical Confidential Books
<C. N. S.> supplied to Admiral Sims and Admiral Benson, U.S.N.
MEMORANDUM AND MINUTE
Enclosed is a list of periodical Confidential Books supplied to Admiral Sims and Admiral Benson.
In order to keep accounts clear both at the Admiralty and in the U.S.Embassy it is proposed to issue three copies of each of the books on the attached list, or any which may be added in future, to the Americans:-
One to Commander Babcock for Admiral Sims.
One to Commodore Gaunt for Admiral Benson.
One to Commander Roys, Liaison Officer in London.
W R Hall
List of Confidential Books <returns to be> supplied to Admiral
Sims and Admiral Benson .
QUARTERLY RETURNS Admiral Sims Admiral BENSON
War Vessels and Aircraft, <Comr Roys>
Part II. Quarterly Return. . . . . . YES . . . <YES> <YES>
Reported Destruction of Enemy
Submarines . Quarterly Supplements. . YES . . . <YES> <YES>
War Vessels and Aircraft,
Part I. Monthly Return . . . . . . . . YES . . . YES <YES>
Anti Submarine Division,
Monthly Report. . . . . . . . . . . . YES . . . NO <YES>
R.N.A.S.Anti Submarine Monthly Report YES . . <YES> <YES>
R.N.A.S. Operations Report . . . . . . YES . . .
Weekly Return of Enemy, British,
and Allied Ships Abroad . . . . . . . YES . . . YES <Y>
Weekly Aeronautical Report . . . . . YES . . . YES
Internationa Situation . . . . . . . YES . . . YES
DAILY AND MISCELLANEOUS REPRTS
<Daily return of attacks on shipping YES YES/via
Daily Aeronautical Report . . . . . YES . . . <YES> <YES>
O. X. O. Books (information obtained from
German prisoners, deserters
etc. . . . . . . . . . . . YES NO <YES> <YES>
Typewritten copies . . . . . . . . . . . YES . . . YES