Written: Written on May 24, 1918
Published: First published in 1938 in the journal Morskoi Sbornik No. 6. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 92b.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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In view of the hopelessness of the situation as certified by the supreme military authorities, the fleet must be destroyed forthwith.
V. Ulyanov (Lenin)