§ SIR C. W. DILKE (Gloucester, Forest of Dean)
I beg to ask the Secretary to the Admiralty whether he can state for the information of the House the tonnage in battleships launched in 1893 for the Navies of the United Kingdom, France, Russia, and the United States?
SIR U. KAY-SHUTTLEWORTH
The tonnage of battleships launched in 1893 was as follows:—France, 29,929 tons; Russia, 12,490 tons; United States, 30,600 tons. No battleship was launched in this country in 1893.