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DESTIN 'DfSTIN DfSTIN DESTIN 'DfSTIN DfSTIN DESTIN 'DfSTIN DfSTIN OF OUR NAVY Believed that thai that thai Its Supremacy Is Mere Matter of Time. Time Time. Time MAKING MA1TNG MAKING MA1TNG GEEATEST GREATEST GEEATEST GREATEST PEOGKESS PROGRESS PEOGKESS PROGRESS Tremendous t'remendous Tremendous t'remendous Maritime Power of England Germany rinany Germany rinany and France Being Rapidly Gained Upon by the United States- States States- States Advance Adva1ce Advance Adva1ce Being Made in Ships Guns and aDd and aDd Men and and. and- and and. and- and and. and- Their Efficiency. Efficiency Efficiency. Efficiency Is the United States destined to become the greatest maritime nia.rltlme niarltlme maritime nia.rltlme niarltlme maritime nia.rltlme niarltlme power in the world woridl world woridl No .No No .No nation Is ts -Is Is ts -Is Is ts -Is at present advanclrtg advanclilg advanclrtg advanclilg so SCI so SCI rapidly with her hcr her hcr navy with the exception exception of Great Grea.t Great Grea.t Britain as the United Un1teI United Un1teI Stales Suites States Stales Suites States Stales Suites States and and' and and' this Is a day of remarkable naval advancement adyancement athancement advancement adyancement athancement advancement adyancement athancement in all aU all aU parts pads parts pads of or of or the civilized world. world world. world Japan 'Japan. -Japan. Japan. Japan 'Japan. -Japan. Japan. Japan 'Japan. -Japan. Japan. Japan 'Japan. -Japan. Japan. for Instance lnsta2Lce. lnsta2Lce Instance lnsta2Lce. lnsta2Lce Instance lnsta2Lce. lnsta2Lce Is said .sald sald said .sald sald said .sald sald to be planning to spend J60.000,000 J60.000000 J60000000 $60.000,000 60.000000 60000000 6O.O.OOO 6OO.OOO 6OOOOO J60.000,000 J60.000000 J60000000 $60.000,000 60.000000 60000000 6O.O.OOO 6OO.OOO 6OOOOO J60.000,000 J60.000000 J60000000 $60.000,000 60.000000 60000000 6O.O.OOO 6OO.OOO 6OOOOO J60.000,000 J60.000000 J60000000 $60.000,000 60.000000 60000000 6O.O.OOO 6OO.OOO 6OOOOO J60.000,000 J60.000000 J60000000 $60.000,000 60.000000 60000000 6O.O.OOO 6OO.OOO 6OOOOO J60.000,000 J60.000000 J60000000 $60.000,000 60.000000 60000000 6O.O.OOO 6OO.OOO 6OOOOO J60.000,000 J60.000000 J60000000 $60.000,000 60.000000 60000000 6O.O.OOO 6OO.OOO 6OOOOO J60.000,000 J60.000000 J60000000 $60.000,000 60.000000 60000000 6O.O.OOO 6OO.OOO 6OOOOO J60.000,000 J60.000000 J60000000 $60.000,000 60.000000 60000000 6O.O.OOO 6OO.OOO 6OOOOO for for- for for- cew battle-ships battle ships b3.tUe-shlps b3.tUeshlps b3.tUe b3tUe shlps battle-ships battle ships b3.tUe-shlps b3.tUeshlps b3.tUe b3tUe shlps battle-ships battle ships b3.tUe-shlps b3.tUeshlps b3.tUe b3tUe shlps battle-ships battle ships b3.tUe-shlps b3.tUeshlps b3.tUe b3tUe shlps battle-ships battle ships b3.tUe-shlps b3.tUeshlps b3.tUe b3tUe shlps battle-ships battle ships b3.tUe-shlps b3.tUeshlps b3.tUe b3tUe shlps battle-ships battle ships b3.tUe-shlps b3.tUeshlps b3.tUe b3tUe shlps battle-ships battle ships b3.tUe-shlps b3.tUeshlps b3.tUe b3tUe shlps and the extension of ot of ot her r.cr rcr her r.cr rcr her r.cr rcr arsenals 'anenills anenills a'senals. asenals arsenals 'anenills anenills a'senals. asenals arsenals 'anenills anenills a'senals. asenals arsenals 'anenills anenills a'senals. asenals arsenals 'anenills anenills a'senals. asenals although aHhougll although aHhougll the amount now being actually expended is 115,000000. 115000000. 115000000 t15.000.0':1O. t1500001O. t1500001O 15.OOO.OOO. 15OOOOOO. 15OOOOOO 115,000000. 115000000. 115000000 t15.000.0':1O. t1500001O. t1500001O 15.OOO.OOO. 15OOOOOO. 15OOOOOO 115,000000. 115000000. 115000000 t15.000.0':1O. t1500001O. t1500001O 15.OOO.OOO. 15OOOOOO. 15OOOOOO 115,000000. 115000000. 115000000 t15.000.0':1O. t1500001O. t1500001O 15.OOO.OOO. 15OOOOOO. 15OOOOOO 115,000000. 115000000. 115000000 t15.000.0':1O. t1500001O. t1500001O 15.OOO.OOO. 15OOOOOO. 15OOOOOO 115,000000. 115000000. 115000000 t15.000.0':1O. t1500001O. t1500001O 15.OOO.OOO. 15OOOOOO. 15OOOOOO 115,000000. 115000000. 115000000 t15.000.0':1O. t1500001O. t1500001O 15.OOO.OOO. 15OOOOOO. 15OOOOOO 115,000000. 115000000. 115000000 t15.000.0':1O. t1500001O. t1500001O 15.OOO.OOO. 15OOOOOO. 15OOOOOO 115,000000. 115000000. 115000000 t15.000.0':1O. t1500001O. t1500001O 15.OOO.OOO. 15OOOOOO. 15OOOOOO Russia Russia. Russia Russia. since the war has been so disastrous dl'lI.strousto dllIstrousto dtstrous disastrous dl'lI.strousto dllIstrousto dtstrous disastrous dl'lI.strousto dllIstrousto dtstrous disastrous dl'lI.strousto dllIstrousto dtstrous to her. her ber per. per her. her ber per. per her. her ber per. per her. her ber per. per her. her ber per. per has decided to extend exterul extend exterul her original Oliglnal original Oliglnal construction plan plan. plan plan. and will soon build 'bulld bulld build 'bulld bulld build 'bulld bulld eight .elght elght eight .elght elght eight .elght elght first-class- first class first-class' class' flrst-class. flrst class. first-class- first class first-class' class' flrst-class. flrst class. first-class- first class first-class' class' flrst-class. flrst class. first-class- first class first-class' class' flrst-class. flrst class. first-class- first class first-class' class' flrst-class. flrst class. first-class- first class first-class' class' flrst-class. flrst class. first-class- first class first-class' class' flrst-class. flrst class. first-class- first class first-class' class' flrst-class. flrst class. batt'.e-shlps. batt'.e batte shlps. baite-shlps. baite battle.shlps. battleshlps batt'.e-shlps. batt'.e batte shlps. baite-shlps. baite battle.shlps. battleshlps batt'.e-shlps. batt'.e batte shlps. baite-shlps. baite battle.shlps. battleshlps batt'.e-shlps. batt'.e batte shlps. baite-shlps. baite battle.shlps. battleshlps batt'.e-shlps. batt'.e batte shlps. baite-shlps. baite battle.shlps. battleshlps batt'.e-shlps. batt'.e batte shlps. baite-shlps. baite battle.shlps. battleshlps batt'.e-shlps. batt'.e batte shlps. baite-shlps. baite battle.shlps. battleshlps batt'.e-shlps. batt'.e batte shlps. baite-shlps. baite battle.shlps. battleshlps Germany German Germany German despite the discontent dLccontent dtscontent discontent dLccontent dtscontent discontent dLccontent dtscontent expressed expreSSid expressed expreSSid there in the late latEi late latEi elections. elections eer.tlons. eertlons elections. elections eer.tlons. eertlons elections. elections eer.tlons. eertlons elections. elections eer.tlons. eertlons Is huriyiug hurrying huriyiug hurrying forward her Shipbuilding- Shipbuilding EhpbuIldIng Shipbuilding- Shipbuilding EhpbuIldIng Shipbuilding- Shipbuilding EhpbuIldIng programme. programme prOT3mme. prOT3mme programme. programme prOT3mme. prOT3mme programme. programme prOT3mme. prOT3mme programme. programme prOT3mme. prOT3mme Italy and France are not far behind the others In t"he the t"he the race for .tor tor for .tor tor for .tor tor naval supremacy supremac supremacy supremac Austria-Hungary Austria Hungary Austria-Hungary Austria Hungary Austria-Hungary Austria Hungary Is -adding adding -adding adding to the strength of her hi'r hir her hi'r hir her hi'r hir squad squad. squad- squad squad. squad- squad squad. squad- ron e\en e en e\'on 'on on even e\en e en e\'on 'on on even e\en e en e\'on 'on on even e\en e en e\'on 'on on even e\en e en e\'on 'on on even e\en e en e\'on 'on on even e\en e en e\'on 'on on even Brazil Is fs Js Is fs Js Is fs Js spending J7.2SO.OOO J72SO.OOO J72SOOOO $7,2O.iOO 72O.iOO 72OiOO J7.2SO.OOO J72SO.OOO J72SOOOO $7,2O.iOO 72O.iOO 72OiOO J7.2SO.OOO J72SO.OOO J72SOOOO $7,2O.iOO 72O.iOO 72OiOO J7.2SO.OOO J72SO.OOO J72SOOOO $7,2O.iOO 72O.iOO 72OiOO J7.2SO.OOO J72SO.OOO J72SOOOO $7,2O.iOO 72O.iOO 72OiOO J7.2SO.OOO J72SO.OOO J72SOOOO $7,2O.iOO 72O.iOO 72OiOO for a new -navy navy -navy navy Argentina Arlitentlna Argentina Arlitentlna J4.C05OuO J4C05OuO U,605OOO U605OOO $4,605OuO 4605OuO J4.C05OuO J4C05OuO U,605OOO U605OOO $4,605OuO 4605OuO J4.C05OuO J4C05OuO U,605OOO U605OOO $4,605OuO 4605OuO J4.C05OuO J4C05OuO U,605OOO U605OOO $4,605OuO 4605OuO J4.C05OuO J4C05OuO U,605OOO U605OOO $4,605OuO 4605OuO J4.C05OuO J4C05OuO U,605OOO U605OOO $4,605OuO 4605OuO Chile ChIe Chile. Chile ChIe Chile. Chile ChIe Chile. t3.250.000 t3250.000 t3250000 ti.25ooo ti25ooo t3.2)ooo t3.2ooo t32ooo t3.250.000 t3250.000 t3250000 ti.25ooo ti25ooo t3.2)ooo t3.2ooo t32ooo t3.250.000 t3250.000 t3250000 ti.25ooo ti25ooo t3.2)ooo t3.2ooo t32ooo t3.250.000 t3250.000 t3250000 ti.25ooo ti25ooo t3.2)ooo t3.2ooo t32ooo t3.250.000 t3250.000 t3250000 ti.25ooo ti25ooo t3.2)ooo t3.2ooo t32ooo t3.250.000 t3250.000 t3250000 ti.25ooo ti25ooo t3.2)ooo t3.2ooo t32ooo t3.250.000 t3250.000 t3250000 ti.25ooo ti25ooo t3.2)ooo t3.2ooo t32ooo t3.250.000 t3250.000 t3250000 ti.25ooo ti25ooo t3.2)ooo t3.2ooo t32ooo while'Venezuela whileVenezuela while'Venezuela whileVenezuela Colombia C.lombla Clombla Colombia C.lombla Clombla Colombia C.lombla Clombla an Mexico are appropriating smaller srnaUer smaller srnaUer sums sums. sums sums. and- and and' and- and and' and- and and' even slow-going slow going sow-golng sow golng slow-going slow going sow-golng sow golng slow-going slow going sow-golng sow golng slow-going slow going sow-golng sow golng slow-going slow going sow-golng sow golng slow-going slow going sow-golng sow golng China China. China China. is adding to her ber her ber sea rea sea rea strength at a cost of $2.500.000. 2500000. 2500000 $2,500.000. $2.5c1).000. 25c1000. 25c1000 $2.500.000. 2500000. 2500000 $2,500.000. $2.5c1).000. 25c1000. 25c1000 $2.500.000. 2500000. 2500000 $2,500.000. $2.5c1).000. 25c1000. 25c1000 $2.500.000. 2500000. 2500000 $2,500.000. $2.5c1).000. 25c1000. 25c1000 $2.500.000. 2500000. 2500000 $2,500.000. $2.5c1).000. 25c1000. 25c1000 $2.500.000. 2500000. 2500000 $2,500.000. $2.5c1).000. 25c1000. 25c1000 $2.500.000. 2500000. 2500000 $2,500.000. $2.5c1).000. 25c1000. 25c1000 Thus Tius Thus Tius according to the latest official figures. figures ntures" ntures flkures. flkures figures. figures ntures" ntures flkures. flkures figures. figures ntures" ntures flkures. flkures figures. figures ntures" ntures flkures. flkures figures. figures ntures" ntures flkures. flkures figures. figures ntures" ntures flkures. flkures $330.0f 330.0f 3300f $330.0f 330.0f 3300f $330.0f 330.0f 3300f 0.000 0000 0.000 0000 is expended annuallly by Sll the nations for their naval defense detenso defense detenso against ngalnst against ngalnst one another. another another. another And this this' this this' year 'ear ear year 'ear ear year 'ear ear it is estimated that the sum wtH wHi wIll wtH wHi wIll wtH wHi wIll reach re9ch reach re9ch $560.000.000. $560.000.000. Of Ot Of Ot this vast amount amouht amount amouht nearly one- one one- one half halt half halt will "ill ill will "ill ill will "ill ill be expended by -the the -the the United Statec StateI' StateI Stateg Statec StateI' StateI Stateg Statec StateI' StateI Stateg Statec StateI' StateI Stateg incl Great Britain. Britain Britain. Britain Thta Thill ThIs Thta Thill ThIs Thta Thill ThIs same 1Iame same 1Iame desire for tor for tor "readiness" readiness "readlness" readlness "readiness" readiness "readlness" readlness "readiness" readiness "readlness" readlness "readiness" readiness "readlness" readlness prevails prevails n th other nations. nations nations. nations The war be tween Russia RussIa. Russia RussIa. and Japan has taught an object lesson lesson- lesson lesson- to the great STeat great STeat powers of ot of ot the world. world world. world It demonstrated the "unreadi unreadi "unreac11- "unreac11 unreac11 "unreadi- "unreadi unreadi "unreac11- "unreac11 unreac11 "unreadi- "unreadi unreadi "unreac11- "unreac11 unreac11 "unreadi- "unreadi unreadi "unreac11- "unreac11 unreac11 "unreadi- "unreadi unreadi "unreac11- "unreac11 unreac11 "unreadi- "unreadi unreadi "unreac11- "unreac11 unreac11 "unreadi- ness" ness ness" ness of Russia. Russia Russia. Russia Xt has demonstrated dexnonstrate demonstrated dexnonstrate that navies supposed supposed. supposed supposed. to be unconquerable were in reality ineffioent. ineffioent Inefficient. Inefficient inefficent. inefficent ineffioent. ineffioent Inefficient. Inefficient inefficent. inefficent ineffioent. ineffioent Inefficient. Inefficient inefficent. inefficent ineffioent. ineffioent Inefficient. Inefficient inefficent. inefficent ineffioent. ineffioent Inefficient. Inefficient inefficent. inefficent ineffioent. ineffioent Inefficient. Inefficient inefficent. inefficent The 'The The 'The Japanese have hav.e have hav.e revolutionized the entire scope of ot of ot twelve-inch twelve inch twelve-inch twelve inch twelve-inch twelve inch guns. guns guns. guns In 'In In 'In building bullding building bullding war vessels vesae111 vessels vesae111 of this latest type type' type type' equipped with with. with with. twelye- twelye twely twelye- twelye twely twelye- twelye twely luch IUl-h IUl h inch luch IUl-h IUl h inch luch IUl-h IUl h inch luch IUl-h IUl h inch luch IUl-h IUl h inch guns it will be seen at a glance tiance glance tiance how easily e.asll easll easily e.asll easll easily e.asll easll the millions mllUons milUons millions mllUons milUons millions mllUons milUons will melt away. away away. away Marksmanship Maiksinanship Marksmanship Maiksinanship Keynote of Success. Success Succeas. Succeas Success. Success Succeas. Succeas Success. Success Succeas. Succeas Success. Success Succeas. Succeas With the he the he new ships and the new guns guna guns guna roust must roust must come expert marksmanship. marksmanship marksmanship. marksmanship It now costs the United States navy J3.600.000 J3600.000 J3600000 $3,600.000 3600.000 3600000 3.60O,000 3.60O000 360O000 J3.600.000 J3600.000 J3600000 $3,600.000 3600.000 3600000 3.60O,000 3.60O000 360O000 J3.600.000 J3600.000 J3600000 $3,600.000 3600.000 3600000 3.60O,000 3.60O000 360O000 J3.600.000 J3600.000 J3600000 $3,600.000 3600.000 3600000 3.60O,000 3.60O000 360O000 J3.600.000 J3600.000 J3600000 $3,600.000 3600.000 3600000 3.60O,000 3.60O000 360O000 J3.600.000 J3600.000 J3600000 $3,600.000 3600.000 3600000 3.60O,000 3.60O000 360O000 J3.600.000 J3600.000 J3600000 $3,600.000 3600.000 3600000 3.60O,000 3.60O000 360O000 J3.600.000 J3600.000 J3600000 $3,600.000 3600.000 3600000 3.60O,000 3.60O000 360O000 J3.600.000 J3600.000 J3600000 $3,600.000 3600.000 3600000 3.60O,000 3.60O000 360O000 a year rear year rear for tor for tor target practice. practice practice. practice Good marksmanship marksmanship is the keynote of 9t 9f of 9t 9f of 9t 9f success to a navy. navy navy. navy The Japanese have demonstrated this. this this. this Between Between two ships IIhlps ships IIhlps equally equipped and ol of ol of the same tonnage they defeated -deteated deteated defeated -deteated deteated defeated -deteated deteated their enemies enemies on account of ot' ot of ot' ot of ot' ot their superiority in gunnery. gunnery i:11nnery. i11nnery. i11nnery gunnery. gunnery i:11nnery. i11nnery. i11nnery gunnery. gunnery i:11nnery. i11nnery. i11nnery gunnery. gunnery i:11nnery. i11nnery. i11nnery gunnery. gunnery i:11nnery. i11nnery. i11nnery The only way to maintain malnta.ln malntaln maintain malnta.ln malntaln maintain malnta.ln malntaln expert expert marksmanship is by constant practice. practice. It will be readily understood why target tar&'Et tarEt target- target tar&'Et tarEt target- target tar&'Et tarEt target- target tar&'Et tarEt target- practice is so expensive when it is known 'known known 'known thaj t costs Jl.OOO JlOOO $1,000 1000 1,000 Jl.OOO JlOOO $1,000 1000 1,000 Jl.OOO JlOOO $1,000 1000 1,000 Jl.OOO JlOOO $1,000 1000 1,000 Jl.OOO JlOOO $1,000 1000 1,000 every time Ume time Ume a 3 a 3 twelve-inch twelve inch tWelve-Inch' Inch' twelve-incl incl twelve-inch twelve inch tWelve-Inch' Inch' twelve-incl incl twelve-inch twelve inch tWelve-Inch' Inch' twelve-incl incl twelve-inch twelve inch tWelve-Inch' Inch' twelve-incl incl twelve-inch twelve inch tWelve-Inch' Inch' twelve-incl incl twelve-inch twelve inch tWelve-Inch' Inch' twelve-incl incl twelve-inch twelve inch tWelve-Inch' Inch' twelve-incl incl gun is fired. fired tired. tired fired. fired tired. tired fired. fired tired. tired fired. fired tired. tired The "l'he lhe The "l'he lhe The "l'he lhe projectiles projeotlles projectiles projeotlles of ot of ot the most powerful powertul powerful powertul twelve-Inch twelve Inch twelve-Inch twelve Inch twelve-Inch twelve Inch guns have an angle or fall tall fall tall of ot of ot about eleven and one-half one half one-halt halt one-half one half one-halt halt one-half one half one-halt halt one-half one half one-halt halt one-half one half one-halt halt degrees at six miles rnJles. rnJles miles rnJles. rnJles miles rnJles. rnJles and therefore the danger space of ot of ot a battle-ship battle ship ba.ttle-shlp ba.ttle shlp battle-ship battle ship ba.ttle-shlp ba.ttle shlp battle-ship battle ship ba.ttle-shlp ba.ttle shlp battle-ship battle ship ba.ttle-shlp ba.ttle shlp battle-ship battle ship ba.ttle-shlp ba.ttle shlp battle-ship battle ship ba.ttle-shlp ba.ttle shlp forty-feet forty feet torty-teet torty teet forty-feet forty feet torty-teet torty teet forty-feet forty feet torty-teet torty teet forty-feet forty feet torty-teet torty teet forty-feet forty feet torty-teet torty teet forty-feet forty feet torty-teet torty teet high is about sixry- sixry slxry sixty- sixty sixry- sixry slxry sixty- sixty sixry- sixry slxry sixty- sixty sixry- sixry slxry sixty- sixty sixry- sixry slxry sixty- sixty six yards. yards yards. yards In order order. order order. then to make a hit with wih with wih a perfect a.pertect apertect aperrect perfect a.pertect apertect aperrect perfect a.pertect apertect aperrect perfect a.pertect apertect aperrect gun and perfect aiming aiming. aiming aiming. the tne the tne range must be known within one-half one half one-halt halt one-half one half one-halt halt one-half one half one-halt halt one-half one half one-halt halt one-half one half one-halt halt of ibis ihls this ibis ihls this ibis ihls this amount. amount amount. amount With reliable pointers at the guns long-range long range .long-range .long -long-range long-range long range .long-range .long -long-range long-range long range .long-range .long -long-range long-range long range .long-range .long -long-range long-range long range .long-range .long -long-range long-range long range .long-range .long -long-range firing becomes .becomes becomes .becomes principally principally a training tral.nlng tralnlng training tral.nlng tralnlng training tral.nlng tralnlng in range-finding. range finding. range-finding. range finding. range-finding. range finding. In making a comparison of ot of ot the strength of ot of ot different diterent different diterent navies so many things must be taken Into consideration that it is a difficult dlfflcult difficult dlfflcult matter to present the exact situation situation so that it wi'.l wil wll wl wi'.l wil wll wl wi'.l wil wll wl wi'.l wil wll wl be plain to the lay lay- lay lay- man. man ma-n. ma n. man. man ma-n. ma n. man. man ma-n. ma n. man. man ma-n. ma n. man. man ma-n. ma n. The total totl.1 totl1 total totl.1 totl1 total totl.1 totl1 tonnage of at of at battle-ships battle ships battle-shlpil. shlpil. battle-ships. ships. battle-ships battle ships battle-shlpil. shlpil. battle-ships. ships. battle-ships battle ships battle-shlpil. shlpil. battle-ships. ships. battle-ships battle ships battle-shlpil. shlpil. battle-ships. ships. battle-ships battle ships battle-shlpil. shlpil. battle-ships. ships. battle-ships battle ships battle-shlpil. shlpil. battle-ships. ships. battle-ships battle ships battle-shlpil. shlpil. battle-ships. ships. cruisers crusers cruIsers. cruisers crusers cruIsers. cruisers crusers cruIsers. and torpedo-boats torpedo boats torpedo-boats torpedo boats torpedo-boats torpedo boats now being built for 'for for 'for the the. the the. five greatest powers is as follows tollows follows tollows Battle- Battle Batte- Batte flattle- flattle Battle- Battle Batte- Batte flattle- flattle Battle- Battle Batte- Batte flattle- flattle Battle- Battle Batte- Batte flattle- flattle Battle- Battle Batte- Batte flattle- flattle Battle- Battle Batte- Batte flattle- flattle Other hlp chip hlp chip Cruisers. Cruisers Crusel'll. Cruselll Cruisers. Cruisers Crusel'll. Cruselll Cruisers. Cruisers Crusel'll. Cruselll Cruisers. Cruisers Crusel'll. Cruselll veuei. veuei veues. veues veesell. veesell veuei. veuei veues. veues veesell. veesell veuei. veuei veues. veues veesell. veesell veuei. veuei veues. veues veesell. veesell veuei. veuei veues. veues veesell. veesell veuei. veuei veues. veues veesell. veesell United tnlted talted United tnlted talted United tnlted talted SUtes States. States SUtes States. States SUtes States. States 193,180 193180 193.180 193,180 193180 193.180 193,180 193180 193.180 149.760 149760 149.780 149780 149.7t0 1497t0 149.760 149760 149.780 149780 149.7t0 1497t0 149.760 149760 149.780 149780 149.7t0 1497t0 149.760 149760 149.780 149780 149.7t0 1497t0 149.760 149760 149.780 149780 149.7t0 1497t0 149.760 149760 149.780 149780 149.7t0 1497t0 S44 Great Britain D:1taln. D1taln. D1taln Ornate. Ornate Britain D:1taln. D1taln. D1taln Ornate. Ornate Britain D:1taln. D1taln. D1taln Ornate. Ornate Britain D:1taln. D1taln. D1taln Ornate. Ornate Britain D:1taln. D1taln. D1taln Ornate. Ornate Britain D:1taln. D1taln. D1taln Ornate. Ornate 184,444 184444 lUteO 184,440 184440 184,444 184444 lUteO 184,440 184440 184,444 184444 lUteO 184,440 184440 184,444 184444 lUteO 184,440 184440 184,444 184444 lUteO 184,440 184440 153,760 153760 189.760 189760 159,750 159750 153,760 153760 189.760 189760 159,750 159750 153,760 153760 189.760 189760 159,750 159750 153,760 153760 189.760 189760 159,750 159750 153,760 153760 189.760 189760 159,750 159750 153,760 153760 189.760 189760 159,750 159750 37.0:5 37.05 3705 31.05 3105 3.O5 3O5 37.0:5 37.05 3705 31.05 3105 3.O5 3O5 37.0:5 37.05 3705 31.05 3105 3.O5 3O5 37.0:5 37.05 3705 31.05 3105 3.O5 3O5 37.0:5 37.05 3705 31.05 3105 3.O5 3O5 37.0:5 37.05 3705 31.05 3105 3.O5 3O5 37.0:5 37.05 3705 31.05 3105 3.O5 3O5 Rusula nu..la. nula Russia. Russia Rusula nu..la. nula Russia. Russia Rusula nu..la. nula Russia. Russia Rusula nu..la. nula Russia. Russia Rusula nu..la. nula Russia. Russia 112,730 112730 11.130 11130 112.730 112,730 112730 11.130 11130 112.730 112,730 112730 11.130 11130 112.730 112,730 112730 11.130 11130 112.730 112,730 112730 11.130 11130 112.730 26,177 26177 28.171 28171 26.177 26,177 26177 28.171 28171 26.177 26,177 26177 28.171 28171 26.177 26,177 26177 28.171 28171 26.177 26,177 26177 28.171 28171 26.177 14,431 14431 H.45& H.45 H45 14,43e 1443e 14,431 14431 H.45& H.45 H45 14,43e 1443e 14,431 14431 H.45& H.45 H45 14,43e 1443e 14,431 14431 H.45& H.45 H45 14,43e 1443e 14,431 14431 H.45& H.45 H45 14,43e 1443e 14,431 14431 H.45& H.45 H45 14,43e 1443e 14,431 14431 H.45& H.45 H45 14,43e 1443e Germany Germany. Germany Germany. IOS.978 IOS978 103.976 103976 ios.ss iosss IOS.978 IOS978 103.976 103976 ios.ss iosss IOS.978 IOS978 103.976 103976 ios.ss iosss IOS.978 IOS978 103.976 103976 ios.ss iosss IOS.978 IOS978 103.976 103976 ios.ss iosss IOS.978 IOS978 103.976 103976 ios.ss iosss 49.JOO 49JOO 49.00 4900 49.200 49200 49.JOO 49JOO 49.00 4900 49.200 49200 49.JOO 49JOO 49.00 4900 49.200 49200 49.JOO 49JOO 49.00 4900 49.200 49200 49.JOO 49JOO 49.00 4900 49.200 49200 49.JOO 49JOO 49.00 4900 49.200 49200 2.084 2084 .084 084 2.064 2064 2.084 2084 .084 084 2.064 2064 2.084 2084 .084 084 2.064 2064 2.084 2084 .084 084 2.064 2064 2.084 2084 .084 084 2.064 2064 2.084 2084 .084 084 2.064 2064 France. France yrance. yrance France. France yrance. yrance France. France yrance. yrance France. France yrance. yrance 87.800 87800 81.800 81800 87.soo 87soo 87.800 87800 81.800 81800 87.soo 87soo 87.800 87800 81.800 81800 87.soo 87soo 87.800 87800 81.800 81800 87.soo 87soo 87.800 87800 81.800 81800 87.soo 87soo 87.800 87800 81.800 81800 87.soo 87soo 78.431 78431 78.4S3 784S3 L4S3 78.431 78431 78.4S3 784S3 L4S3 78.431 78431 78.4S3 784S3 L4S3 78.431 78431 78.4S3 784S3 L4S3 78.431 78431 78.4S3 784S3 L4S3 1.130 1130 t.i-zO t.i zO 1.130 1130 t.i-zO t.i zO 1.130 1130 t.i-zO t.i zO 1.130 1130 t.i-zO t.i zO 1.130 1130 t.i-zO t.i zO Bases of Comparison. Comparison Comparison. Comparison While 'Vhlle Vhlle While 'Vhlle Vhlle While 'Vhlle Vhlle the only true test of at of at the comparative comparative strength of navies is in itt in itt actual conflict conflict the naval nayal naval nayal construction of the world has been done on similar simllar similar simllar lines llnes lines llnes so that mat that mat any group of ot of ot ships of about the same tonnago tonnage. tonnage tonnago tonnage. tonnage tonnago tonnage. tonnage and built bunt built bunt within w1thln within w1thln a few tew few tew years yee.rs yeers years yee.rs yeers years yee.rs yeers of ot of ot one another 1other another 1other will w1l1 will w1l1 have similar characteristics characteristics and may be regarded as similar ships ships. ships ships. notwithstanding that they may be of different different nationalities. nationalities national11ies. national11ies nationalities. nationalities national11ies. national11ies nationalities. nationalities national11ies. national11ies nationalities. nationalities national11ies. national11ies While V'hlle Vhlle While V'hlle Vhlle While V'hlle Vhlle the number of ot of ot styps shlps sbIps styps shlps sbIps styps shlps sbIps possessed by individual nations does dQes does dQes not 'not not 'not necessarily ecessanily necessarily ecessanily indicate the the. the- the the. the- the the. the- naval stiength sh-ength sh ength strength stiength sh-ength sh ength strength stiength sh-ength sh ength strength stiength sh-ength sh ength strength stiength sh-ength sh ength strength the total of at of at the tonnage of at of at navies na.vies navies na.vies may be used to a certain degree In hi. hi iri In hi. hi iri In hi. hi iri In hi. hi iri making a general comparison. comparison comparison. comparison The 'J.'ne Jne The 'J.'ne Jne The 'J.'ne Jne weakness of ot of ot comparison by total ton ton- ton ton- nage is that no no. no no. account is 'is is 'is taken of at of at the tne the tne age of ot of ot ships. ships ships. ships In Clowes' Clowes Ciowes Clowes' Clowes Ciowes Clowes' Clowes Ciowes Naval 1-aval 1 aval Naval 1-aval 1 aval Naval 1-aval 1 aval Naval 1-aval 1 aval Pocket Pockt Pocket Pockt Book this fact tact fact tact is taken Into account account. account account. and the vessels ot at of ot at of ot at of tho various navies are divided into the following tollowing following tollowing classes A Battle-ship Battle ship A-Dattle-shlp A Dattle shlp A-llattle-zhlp llattle zhlp Battle-ship Battle ship A-Dattle-shlp A Dattle shlp A-llattle-zhlp llattle zhlp Battle-ship Battle ship A-Dattle-shlp A Dattle shlp A-llattle-zhlp llattle zhlp Battle-ship Battle ship A-Dattle-shlp A Dattle shlp A-llattle-zhlp llattle zhlp Battle-ship Battle ship A-Dattle-shlp A Dattle shlp A-llattle-zhlp llattle zhlp Battle-ship Battle ship A-Dattle-shlp A Dattle shlp A-llattle-zhlp llattle zhlp Battle-ship Battle ship A-Dattle-shlp A Dattle shlp A-llattle-zhlp llattle zhlp Battle-ship Battle ship A-Dattle-shlp A Dattle shlp A-llattle-zhlp llattle zhlp Battle-ship Battle ship A-Dattle-shlp A Dattle shlp A-llattle-zhlp llattle zhlp Battle-ship Battle ship A-Dattle-shlp A Dattle shlp A-llattle-zhlp llattle zhlp flrit-clau flrit clau tlnt-ca. tlnt ca. first-clad first clad flrit-clau flrit clau tlnt-ca. tlnt ca. first-clad first clad flrit-clau flrit clau tlnt-ca. tlnt ca. first-clad first clad flrit-clau flrit clau tlnt-ca. tlnt ca. first-clad first clad flrit-clau flrit clau tlnt-ca. tlnt ca. first-clad first clad flrit-clau flrit clau tlnt-ca. tlnt ca. first-clad first clad flrit-clau flrit clau tlnt-ca. tlnt ca. first-clad first clad flrit-clau flrit clau tlnt-ca. tlnt ca. first-clad first clad flrit-clau flrit clau tlnt-ca. tlnt ca. first-clad first clad If launched in or tlnce .Ince Ince since tlnce .Ince Ince since tlnce .Ince Ince since tlnce .Ince Ince since 1813 18&3 183 1813 18&3 183 1813 18&3 183 of 12,000 12000 12.000 12,000 12000 12.000 12,000 12000 12.000 tons or upward. upward upwJl.rd. upwJlrd UpWSrd. UpWSrd upward. upward upwJl.rd. upwJlrd UpWSrd. UpWSrd upward. upward upwJl.rd. upwJlrd UpWSrd. UpWSrd upward. upward upwJl.rd. upwJlrd UpWSrd. UpWSrd upward. upward upwJl.rd. upwJlrd UpWSrd. UpWSrd upward. upward upwJl.rd. upwJlrd UpWSrd. UpWSrd B Battle-ship Battle ship D-Dattle-llp D Dattle llp D-BattIe.shp BattIe.shp Battle-ship Battle ship D-Dattle-llp D Dattle llp D-BattIe.shp BattIe.shp Battle-ship Battle ship D-Dattle-llp D Dattle llp D-BattIe.shp BattIe.shp Battle-ship Battle ship D-Dattle-llp D Dattle llp D-BattIe.shp BattIe.shp Battle-ship Battle ship D-Dattle-llp D Dattle llp D-BattIe.shp BattIe.shp Battle-ship Battle ship D-Dattle-llp D Dattle llp D-BattIe.shp BattIe.shp Battle-ship Battle ship D-Dattle-llp D Dattle llp D-BattIe.shp BattIe.shp Battle-ship Battle ship D-Dattle-llp D Dattle llp D-BattIe.shp BattIe.shp Battle-ship Battle ship D-Dattle-llp D Dattle llp D-BattIe.shp BattIe.shp wcond-clau. wcond clau. "oond-cl..s. "oond oond cl..s. second-ciass. second ciass. wcond-clau. wcond clau. "oond-cl..s. "oond oond cl..s. second-ciass. second ciass. wcond-clau. wcond clau. "oond-cl..s. "oond oond cl..s. second-ciass. second ciass. wcond-clau. wcond clau. "oond-cl..s. "oond oond cl..s. second-ciass. second ciass. wcond-clau. wcond clau. "oond-cl..s. "oond oond cl..s. second-ciass. second ciass. wcond-clau. wcond clau. "oond-cl..s. "oond oond cl..s. second-ciass. second ciass. wcond-clau. wcond clau. "oond-cl..s. "oond oond cl..s. second-ciass. second ciass. wcond-clau. wcond clau. "oond-cl..s. "oond oond cl..s. second-ciass. second ciass. wcond-clau. wcond clau. "oond-cl..s. "oond oond cl..s. second-ciass. second ciass. wcond-clau. wcond clau. "oond-cl..s. "oond oond cl..s. second-ciass. second ciass. of 8.000 8000 8.000 8000 tons ton. ton tons ton. ton tons ton. ton or upward upward launched In or tlnce .Ince Ince since tlnce .Ince Ince since tlnce .Ince Ince since tlnce .Ince Ince since 18S7. 18S7 1881. 1881 lIST. lIST 18S7. 18S7 1881. 1881 lIST. lIST 18S7. 18S7 1881. 1881 lIST. lIST 18S7. 18S7 1881. 1881 lIST. lIST 18S7. 18S7 1881. 1881 lIST. lIST 18S7. 18S7 1881. 1881 lIST. lIST OFOURNAVV Mere'Matter MereMatter Mere'Matter MereMatter GGnEA EST E gla d I gT atest thew rld a.vy-with. a.vy with. navy-with. navy a.vy-with. a.vy with. navy-with. navy a.vy-with. a.vy with. navy-with. navy a.vy-with. a.vy with. navy-with. navy a.vy-with. a.vy with. navy-with. navy tlono Britain-as Britain as Brltalr.-as Brltalr. Britain-as Britain as Brltalr.-as Brltalr. Britain-as Britain as Brltalr.-as Brltalr. Britain-as Britain as Brltalr.-as Brltalr. 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