Keyes Papers. Vol. cxxx. Operation VS; 5 May – 24 July 1918, n.d.

Scope and Content

Keyes Papers. Vol. cxxx. Operation VS; 5 May – 24 July 1918, n.d.

Contents:

1. Meteorological report and Keyes’s notes on the choice of date; 9 May 1918, n.d.

2. Detailed operational orders prepared by Cdre Lynes who commanded the forces for the raid; 5 May 1918.

3. Reports from individual vessels, details of casualties, Lynes’ report to Keyes, details of [German] shipping in Bruges docks six days after the operation, and Keyes’s reports to the Admiralty; 10 May – 24 July 1918.

4. Texts of congratulatory telegrams; 14 May 1918. Printed.

5. Keyes’s suggestion to the Chief of the Naval Staff of a third attempt to block Ostend; 20 May 1918.

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