§ 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.|
|American (United States)||140 (a)||30 (b)||10|
|NOTE.-(a) Including 100 trading on the Great Lakes of North America.|
|(b) Including 19 trading on the Great Lakes of North America.|