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Vessels under construction in the several countries during 1912.

ENGLAND.

Name.

Type. .

Displace- Author-
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Keel laid.

Remarks.

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Australia. Queen Mary Tiger. Amphion.. Chatham. Southampton. Dublin. Melbourne. Sydney. Brisbane Fearless. Birmingham. Lowestoft. Nottingham. One ship.

18, 800 27,500 30,000 3, 440 5, 400 5, 400 5, 400 5, 400 5,400 5, 400 3,300 5, 440 5, 440 5, 440 6,000 6,000

Apr. 5, 1910 Completed Nov. 22, 1912.
Apr. 13, 1910 Completed June 15. 1912.
Jan. 16, 1911 Trials, December, 1912.

do... Completed Nov. 16, 1912.
Feb. 27, 1911
Mar. 23, 1911
Jan. 15, 1912
Jan. 25, 1912
May 30, 1912
May 31, 1912
Oct. 21, 1912
Nov. 1, 1912
May 2, 1910 Completed Nov. 14, 1912.
June 21, 1910 Completed Nov. 19, 1912,

Colonial.
June 23, 1910 Colonial.
Mar. 6, 1911
May 20, 1912
Mar. 15, 1911 Completed Dec. 3, 1912.
Jan. 3, 1911 Do.
Mar. 30, 1911 Completed Nov. 26, 1912
Apr. 4, 1911 Completed Dec. 1. 1912.
Apr. 14, 1911 | Trials, Oct. 21, 1912, Colo-

nial.
Feb. 11, 1911 Colonial.
June 24, 1912 Colonial, building at Syd-
Nov. 15, 1911

Do.,
Ariel..
Archer.
Attack.
Badger.
Beaver.
Druid.
Goshawk.
Hornet.
Hydra..
Tigress.
Lapwing.
Lizard.
Phoenix.
Firedrake..
Lurcher..
Oak.
Acasta.
Christopher.
Warrego.
Achates.
Ambuscade.
Ardent.
Cockatrice.
Contest.
Fortune
Garland.
Hardy.
Paragon.
Porpoise.
Unity.
Victor.
Lynx.
Midge.
Owl.
Shark.
Sparrowhawk.
Spitfire..
20 vessels..
E-1 to E-6..
E-7 to E-11.
A.E. 1-A, E. 2.
X.
F-1 to F-8.

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780
780
780
780
780
750
750
750
750
750
750
750
750
780
780
780
920
920
700
920
920
920
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920
920
920
920

920 1,000

800 900 800

345 1,200

1910
1910
1911
1911
1911
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1912
1912
1910
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1910
1910
1910
1910
1910
1910
1910
1910
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1909
1911
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1912
1910
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1912

ney.
June 10, 1912
July 29, 1912
June 12, 1912
Oct. 29, 1912
Oct. 24, 1912
Oct. 10, 1910 Completed Mar., 1912
Sept. 1,1910 Completed Mar. 16, 1912.
Sept. 10, 1910 Completed May 22, 1912.
Oct. 17, 1910 Completed Aug. 27, 1912
Oct. 18, 1910 Completed Nov. 16, 1912
Nov. 8, 1910 Completed Apr., 1912.
Jan. 30, 1911 | Completed June 8, 1912
Jan. 7,1911 Completed Apr., 1912.
Feb. 7, 1911 ! Completed June 8, 1912.
Feb. 13, 1911 | Completed Mar., 1912
Feb. 17, 1911 Do.
Feb. 23, 1911 Do.
Jan. 4, 1911 Completed May, 1912
July 1,1911 Completed Sept. 17, 1912.
do

Completed Nov. 5, 1912
July 6,1911 Completed Nov. 20, 1912.
Dec. 7, 1911 | Completed Dec. 20, 1912
Oct. 16, 1911 Completed Nov. 26, 1912

1910 | Completed July 24, 1912 Jan. 15, 1912

1911

1911 Oct., 1911 Dec. 26, 1911

Nov. 13, 1911

Jan. 18, 1912

Oct. 27, 1911
Oct. 17, 1911
Dec. 18, 1911
Aug.,

1912

1910 Feb.,

1912 Feb.,

1911 Feb.,

1912 1912

Aug.,

For Australia.
Laurenti type.

of the 4 armored ships authorized in 1912, 2 have been commenced in Government yards and tha contract for the 2 remaining awarded Nov. 25 to Fairfield Shipbuilding Co., Govan, and John Brown & Co., Clydebank. The vessels are reported to be similar, of 27,000 tons displacement, armed with eigh: 15-inch guns, and a speed of 25 knots.

Eight lightly-armored cruisers were authorized and 2 laid down in Government yards during October. The contracts for the remaining 6 have been awarded.

Vessels under construction in the several countries during 1912Continued.

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Apr. -, 1909 Completed May 1, 1912. Dec. 1909 Completed Aug. 1, 1912. .do.

Completed Oct. 15, 1912. Oct. -, 1910 Jan.

-, 1911

do. July

-, 1911 Nov. 15, 1911 Sept. , 1911 May 1912 Aug. 1909 Completed July 2, 1912. Feb. 11, 1911 Nov., 1911 July

1912 1910 Completed Aug. 20, 1912. , 1910 Completed May 10, 1912.

1910

, 1910 Completed Oct. 1, 1912. Oct.

-, 1911

do Oct. 24,1912 Oct. 23, 1912 May , 1911 Completed by Nov., 1912. May 1911 Do. Feb. 1912

, 1911 Completed, 1912. May -, 1912

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Nov. 10, 1910
Sept. 1, 1910
Nov. 10, 1911
Dec.

1, 1911 July 22, 1912 July 12, 1912 Nov. 7, 1912 * Aug. 26, 1908 Completed Sept. 17, 1912.

do.... Completed May 20, 1912. do..

Completed Nov. 1, 1912. ...do...

Do. *Feb. 16, 1910

Completed May, 1912. *Jan. 19, 1910 *Jan. 12, 1910 Completed Nov. 1, 1912. *Feb. 16, 1910 Do. Feb., 1910 Completed May 1, 1912.

.do. Completed Aug. 5, 1912. *July 21, 1910 .....do. ....do..

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do... Oct., 1910 Completed 1912

Do.

Oldenburg.

B. Kaiser

B Friedrich der Grosse.

B Kaiserin.

B König Albert

B В Prinzregent Luitpold.

B Ers. Kurfürst Friedrick Wilhelm. B. Ers. Weissenburg..

B us

B Ers. Brandenburg.

B. Goeben.

BC. Seydlitz..

BC. K.

BC. Ers. Kaiserin Augusta..

BC. Magdeburg..

C... Breslau..

C... Stralsund.

C.. Strassburg.

C.. Rostock..

C.. Karlsruhe..

C.. Ers. Irene,

C... Ers. Prinz Wilhelm.

C... Vito V 6.

Des.. G 7 to G 12.

Des. S 13 to S 24.

Des. U 21 to U 26.

Sub. U 27 to U 32.

Sub..

22, 435 1909 24, 110 1909 24, 110 1909 24, 110 1910 24, 110 1910 24. 110 1910 27,000 1911 27.000 1011 27,000 1911 27.000 1912 23, 600 1909 25,000 1910 26,000 1911 26.000 1912 4, 478

1909 4,478 1909 4,475 1910 4,473 1910 5,413

1911 5,413 1911 5,413 1912 5, 413

1912 650 1911 650 1911 690

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1912 600 1911 600 1912

FRANCE.

Jean Bart.
Courbet.
France.
Paris.
Bretagne.
Provence..
Lorraine..
Cimeterre.
Dague.
Faulx.
Fouche.
Capitain Mehl.
Dehorter.
Frances Garnier.
Commandant Bory.
Commandant Rivière.
Enseigne Henry.
Aspirant Herbert..
Magon..
Mangini.
Commandant Lucas.
Bisson..
Remandin..
Protet.
Foucault.
Euler..
Franklin.
Marriotte..
Newton.
Montgolfier..
Amiral Bourgeois.
Joule.
Coulomb.
Arago.
Curie
Leverrier
Clorinde.
Cornélie
Gustave Zélé
Nereide.
Q 94 to Q 101

B.
B
B
B
B
B В
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23,092
23,092
23,092
23, 092
23, 200
23, 200
23, 200

719 719 734 734 756 753 732 746 753 400 400 787 787 787 756 756 756 510 540 510 620 540 510 724 540 540 510 540 550 550 550 984 984 550 690

1910 1910 1911 1911 1912 1912 1912 1908 1908 1908 1908 1908 1908 1903 1908 1908 1908 1908 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1910 1906 1906 1906 1906 1906 1906 1906 1906 196 1906 1906 1906 1910 1910 1910 1911 1912 1912

do..

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Mar. 31, 1908 Completed Apr., 1912.
* Aug. 29, 1906 | Completed 1912.
do.

Do.
May 19, 1908

Do.
Mar. 20, 1908 Completed Feb., 1912,
Oct. 17, 1908 Completed July, 1912.
Jan. 18. 1909 Completed 1912.
May 25, 1909 Completed Aug., 1912.
Aug., 1909 Completed 1912,
Oct., 1911

.do...
Sept., 1911

do.. Mar.,

1912 Aug. 1, 1912

Q :02.

* Signifies date of contract or of order to dockyard; where there is no(*) the date is that of laying of keel.

Vessels under construction in the several countries during 1912—Continued.

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Keel laid.

Remarks.

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Jan. 8, 1909 Completed May 20, 1912.
Apr. 1, 1909 Completed Apr. 1, 1912.
Mar. 11, 1912
Jan. 17, 1911
Nov. 4, 1911
Mar. 17, 1912
Mar. 16, 1912
June 18, 1910 Completed August, 1912.
Aug. 10, 1910 | Completed June 17, 1912.
May 23, 1910 | Completed August, 1912
Mar. 31.1911 Completed June, 1912.
Apr. 29, 1911

Completed August, 1912. *Aug.

1909 Completed September 1912. *do. * Dec. 9, 1911

--, 1912

June 16, 1909

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.do. Aug. 1, 1910 Completed June, 1912. * Aug. 17. 1911

1910

* Aug. 17, 1911

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B.
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B.
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, 1911

Dante Alighieri...
Conte di Cavour.
Giulio Cesare
Leonardo da Vinci.
Andrea Doria.
Duilio..
Dandolo.
Morosini..
Quarto.
Marsala.
Mino Bixio
Libia...
Indomito..
Imparido.
Intrepido.
Irrequieto.
Insidioso.
Ardito..
Audace..
Animoso.
Ardente..
2 boats.
9 boats.
15 boats.
6 boats.
9 boats.
2 boats.

Des..
Des.
Des.
Des.
Des.
Des..
Des.
Des..
Des..
Des.
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T. B..
T. B..
Sub...
Sub..

June 6,1909 Completed July, 1912.
Aug. 10, 1910
July 23, 1910
Apr. 18, 1910
Mar. 24, 1912
Apr. 24, 1912

, 1912

, 1912 Nov. 11, 1909 Completed Sept. 8, 1912. Feb. 15, 1911 do

Ex Turkish Abdul Hamid. 1910 Completed 1912. 1910 1910 1910 1910 1911 1911 1911 , 1911 1912 1910 1911 1912

JAPAN.

Displace- Author

ment. ized

20,800 20, 800 30.000 27,500 27,500 27,500 27,500 4,950 4,950 4,950

600 600 600 322 322 600

1907 1907 1911 1910 1911 1911 1911 1909 1909 1909 1911 1911 1912 1909 1909 1911

RUSSIA.

23.000 23, 000 23.000 23. 000 22, 150 22. 150 22, 150

1,260
1,050

600
600

1908
1908
1908
1908
1911
1911
1911
1909
1911
1909
1911

ITALY.

18,000 1907
22, 340

1909
22,340 1909
22,340

1909 23, 124 1911 23, 124

1911 20,000 1912 20,000 1912 3, 220 1908 3,520

1909
3,520

1910
3, 800)
670

1909
670

1909 670 1909 670

1909 670 1909 640 1909 640 1909 640 1909

040 1909 1,000

1911 115 1909 115

1909 115 1912 300 1909-10 420 1910

1910 Jan.

3, 1912

Do.

Do.

• Signifies date o ícontract or of order to dockyard; where there is no (*) the date is that of laying of keel.

i'essels under construction in the several countries during 1912Continued.

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Recent battleships and armored cruisers of over 17,000 tons displacement, built, building, Recent battleships and armored cruisers of over 17,000 tons displacement, built, building,

or proposed.

ENGLAND.

Nome.

Type. .

Displacement.

Authorized.

Keel laid.

Launched,

Date of com pletion.

Remarks

Dreadnought..
Invincible.
Inflexible.
Indomitable.
Bellerophon.
Temeraire.
Superb..
St. Vincent.
Collingwood.
Vanguard..
Neptune.
Indefatigable.
Hercules.
Colossus.
Orion.
Lion.
Thunderer.
Conquerer.
Monarch.
Princess Royal.
Australia.
New Zealand.
Queen Mary.
King George V.
Centurion.

B..
BC..
BC..
BC...
B
B
B.
B.
B.
B.
B.
BC...
B.
B.
B.
BC.
B.
B.
B..
BC
BC
BC
BC .
B.
B..

17,900
17, 250
17, 250
17,250
18, 600
18,600
18,600
19,250
19, 250
19, 250
19,000
18,750
22,500
22,500
22,500
26, 350
22,500
22,500
22, 500
26,330
18,750
18,750
26, 850
24,000
24,000

1905
1905
1905
1905
1906
1906
1906
1907
1907
1907
1908
1908
1909
1909
1909
1909
1909
1909
1909
1909
1909
1909
1910
1910
1910

Oct., 1905 Feb., 1906 Oct., 1906
Apr., 1906 Apr., 1907 Mar., 1909
Feb., 1906 June, 1907 Oct., 1908
Mar., 1906 Mar., 1907 June, 1908
Dec.,

1906 July, 1907 Dec., 1908
Jan., 1907 Aug., 1907 May, 1909
Feb., 1907 Nov., 1907 .do.
Dec., 1907 Sept., 1908 May, 1910
Feb., 1908 Nov., 1908 Apr., 1910
Apr., 1908 Feb., 1909 Mar., 1910
Jan., 1909 Sept., 1909 Jan., 1911
Feb., 1909 Oct., 1909 Feb., 1911
July, 1909 May, 1910 July, 1911
do..

Apr., 1910 Aug., 1911
Nov., 1909 Aug., 1910 Jan., 1912
.do.

do.. June, 1912
Apr., 1910 Feb., 1911 ...do
.do

May, 1911 Nov., 1912
...do. Mar., 1911

Apr., 1912
May, 1910 Apr., 1911 Nov., 1912
June, 1910 Oct., 1911
.....do. July, 1911 Nov., 1912
Mar., 1911
Jan., 1911 Oct., 1911 Nov., 1912

do. Nov., 1911

Trials,

1911.

Decor

Sept., 1912
Mar., 1912
Oct.,

1912
do.

Audacious.
Ajax.
Iron Duke.
Marlborough.
Benbow
Delhi..
Queen Elizabeth
Warspite.
Valiant.
Barham.
Tiger.

B.
B.
B.
B
B.
B.
B.
B.
B.
B.
BC

24,000
24,000
26, 400
26, 400
26, 400
26, 400
27,000
27,000
27,000
27,000
30,000

1910
1910
1911
1911
1911
1911
1912
1912
1912
1912
1911

Mar., 1911
Feb., 1911
Jan., 1912

do.
May, 1912

do. Oct., 1912 Nov., 1912

May, 1912

or proposed-Continued.

GERMANY,

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July, 1907 Mar., 1908 Oct., 1909

July, 1908 Nov., 1909 Aug., 1907 Dec., 1908 May, 1910

Sept., 1908 Apr., 1910 Mar., 1908 Mar., 1909 Sept., 1910 Oct., 1908 Sept., 1909 Aug. 1911 Dec., 1908 .....do.

do. Oct., 1908 Nov., 1909 July, 1911

do Apr., 1910 Sept., 1911 Apr., 1909 June, 1910 | May, 1912 Aug., 1909 Mar., 1911 | July, 1912 Dec., 1909 ..do. Aug., 1912 do.

June, 1911 Oct., 1912
Oct., 1910 Nov., 1911
Jan., 1911 Apr., 1912

do. Feb., 1912
Feb., 1911 Mar., 1912
July, 1911
Nov., 1911
Sept., 1911 Nov., 1912
Nov., 1911
May, 1912
July, 1912

B.

24, 110 25,000

1910 1910

27.000
27,000
27,000
26.000
27,000

1911 1911 1911 1911 1912

26,000
(?)
(?)
(?)

1912 1913 1913 1913

FRANCE.

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Danton... Mirabeau. Voltaire. Diderot. Condorcet. Verginaud. Jean Bart. Courbet. France. Paris. Bretagne. Provence. Lorraine. Normandie. Lorient..

B. B. B. B B B B. B

18, 029 1906 18, 029 1906 18, 029 1906 18, 029 1906 18, 029 1906 18,029 1906 23,092 1910 23.092 1910 23,092 11911 23.092 11911 23, 200 1912 23, 200 1912 23, 200 1912 25,500. 1913 25,500. 1913

Jan., 1908 July, 1909 June, 1911 May, 1903 Oct., 1909

Aug., 1911 June, 1907 Jan., 1909 .do. Oct., 1907 Apr., 1909

Apr., 1911 Aug., 1907

July, 1911 Nov., 1907 Apr., 1910 | Nov., 1911 Nov., 1910 Sept., 1911 Sept., 1910 .do. Nov., 1911 Nov., 1912 Dec., 1911 Sept., 1912 July, 1912

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UNITED STATES,

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B.
B

Delaware.
North Dakota.
Florida...
Utah.
Wyoming.
Arkansas.
New York.
Texas.
Nevada.
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania.

B
B.
B.
B.
B.
B
B.
B
B.
B
B.

Dec.,
May, ,

20.000
20,000
21, 825
21, 825
26.000
26,000
27,000
27,000
27,500
27,500
31,000

1906
1907
1909
1909
1909
1909
1910
1910
1911
1911
1912

Nov., 1907
Dec., 1907
Mar., 1909
Feb., 1909
Feb., 1910
Jan.,

1910
Sept., 1911
Apr., 1911

Feb., 1909

1910 Nov., 1909 May, 1910 Sept., 1911

1909 Aug., 1911
1911

Sept., 1912
Jan., 1911 Aug., 1912
Oct., 1912
May, 1912

ARGENTINA.

Moreno...
Rivadavia,

B.
B.

27, 940
27,940

1909
1909

July, 1910 Sept., 1911
May, 1910 Aug., 1911

1 April.

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