HC Deb 20 April 1893 vol 11 c783
SIR ELLIS ASHMEAD- BART -LETT (Sheffield, Ecclesall)

I beg to ask the Secretary to the Admiralty to state in classes the strength of the British Fleet at present in the Mediterranean?


The following are the figures:—First-class battleships, 6; second-class battle-ships, 4; cruisers, 6; torpedo ram and torpedo depot ship, 2; smaller vessels, 11.