Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Office of Naval Intelligence to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters

Chronological Copy.                           File No. <4-10-85>

Cablegram Received <September 30, 1918.> Y-6

Origin Opnav (Navintell)                       Ser. No. 2376

A-1    1mOct

32 ADR

Simsadus

2376 Report requested as soon as possible effect of bombs dropped from air craft on submarine percent English bombs which failed to explode and reason. Our bombs do not appear effective.10330   2376

Benson

Sent 8:18 PM  Sept 30 1918

Recd 9:59 PM  Sept 30 1918

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. The handwritten date is confirmed by the time/date notation at the end of the text and the sent/received record below the signature.

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