England and Germany outpacing the USN, especially England
ENGLISH NAVY FAR AHEAD OF OURS Germany Also Outdistancing tin United States, Indian by a by strange omen whi wa camp Th th cam bir th thL. ha BRITISH TONNAGE 2,052,711 Kaiser's Navy Almost 200,000 Tons Greater Than That of This Country, Which Remains the Third Strongest Among Nations of the World--France Fourth and Japan Fifth. The office of naval intelligence in tht navy department at Washington has published a chart showing by a series tables the relative sea strength oi the great naval powers of the world This country continues to stand third, and the table of battleships built oi building credits Great Britain with 72 Germany with 30, the United States with 30, France 20. Japan 19, Russis 10. Italy 17 and Austria 10. The relative order of warship ton nage. including all types of vessels, as disclosed by the chart is as follows: Present Order (Tonnage Completed)-Great Britain, 2.0:52.710 tons; Germany. 043.S3S: United States. 700,002; France G45.8D1; Japan. 487.109; Russia. 2S3.U81 Italy. :."i9.::;;: Austria, 198,301. As Would Be the Case if Vessels Building Were Completed--Great "Brit ftin. 2.r91.2Ul tons; Germany, 1.228.208 United States. 921.844; France. 870.153 Japan. 702,099; Russia, OSo.373; Italy 432,089; Austria. 2oS,740. The following vessels were not in eluded in the tables: Ships over twenty years old frotr date of launch, unless they have beer reconstructed and rearmed within fivt years; torpedo craft over fifteen years old; those not actually begun or or dered. although authorized: transports co'.liers. repair ships, torpedo depot ships or other auxiliaries; vessels ol less than l.rXX) tons, except torpedo craft, and torpedo craft of less that fifty tons.