Selling our old ships to lesser navies (South American)

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Selling our old ships to lesser navies (South American) - , OUR CAST-OFF CAST-OFF CAST-OFF SHIPS FOR,...
, OUR CAST-OFF CAST-OFF CAST-OFF SHIPS FOR, LITTLE HAYIES Craft ObsoUta for. Us Ara Well Suitad to South American Countries. 43 OF OURS ARE WORN OUT Covarnmant Would Oat Batttr Priets Thla Way Than by Breaking Than Up for Junk, Ship Broker. A Mart. So rapidly do Itnprororeanta follow ona opoa tbo otbar tbat tbo Ufa of a warship la a aavy Ilka tbat of tbo Unit ad Statea La laaa tbaa a docada. Dattlaablpa llko tba Mlaaourl and Ohio, built raapacUTaly la la aad laot. . oach coatlns mora tbaa LVt;uo alrrady ar In tha down and out cUaa. aa ar tha crulaera blTlwaukaa aad Cbarlooton. coram laatooad In .19WJ aad 1UC. aad coaUec a3.aVO.Za and f3.rcn.4U rrapoctlraly Tbia rapid raatlna" aal da of ablp la not duo to dapraclaUoa or waar aad taar. Tba ablp ar aa snood y aa whan lauachad. Ibair runs aa paaatratlac and tbatr armor aa protocfJv. But ca war armor oa nawar ablp baa raadarod Lb air suaa waalaaa. and nawyy kw bay mado their armor bo kracrr aerrlcaabla. No loogar would tbay aarva aa llama ef df rnao la battlo with auch a tvatloa aa tbo L'nltod Btata would ba likaly to maat. and aa a raault forty thro oblpo ar now oa tbo obaolat Mat aad will bo aoid. or. may ba mad for tar. Vats. Uk tbo old battleship Taxaa. Aa a raault of thla thrra baa sprung tip tbo buataaa of Lha batUoablp broker, whoa efforts ar directed to oupplytn narlaa to email natloaa. and It baa proved a profitable on. Tne oia snipe are taoucht on tbo basis" of ' tbelr value aa Junk, and after being repainted ar sold to tbo little countriee of south America. who are unable to pay the prices for new ships and ar perfectly satisfied with our discard. I

Clipped from The New York Times07 May 1911, SunPage 83

The New York Times (New York, New York)07 May 1911, SunPage 83
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