HC Deb 12 November 1908 vol 196 c503
MR. LOUGH (Islington, W.)

To ask the President of the Board of Trade whether he can give the particulars as at the end of the year 1907 set out in the two tables printed on page 28 of the Report of the Royal Commission on the Port of London.

(Answered by Mr. Churchill.) Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping,

Number of Steamers afloat (excluding warships) belonging to the following countries, according to Lloyd's Register Book, published on 1st July, 1908:—
Nationality. 5,000 tons to 6,999 tons. 7,000 tons to 9,999 tons. 10,000 tons and above.
British 373 159 64
American (United States) 140 (a) 30 (b) 10
Dutch 24 6
French 65 9 3
German 124 39 30
Russian 9 3
NOTE.-(a) Including 100 trading on the Great Lakes of North America.
(b) Including 19 trading on the Great Lakes of North America.