Naval History and Heritage Command

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

Communications Copy.

Cablegram Sent      FET       8 September 1918

To Opnav Washington                          Serial No. 4341.

Prep. by N-1        Ap’vd by S          D.R.

Rec’d   Coded       Cypher    49 ARD    Disp’tchd {Cable/Mess.

S E C R E T

     4341 Your 10491 Total tonnage sunk by submarines Aug 16 to 31 was 109,400, by mines none. 065908 4341

Sims

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG45, Entry 517B. Date confirmed by time-date stamp at end of cable.

Footnote 1: Document not found.

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