HC Deb 25 April 1910 vol 17 c19

asked how many bluejackets are carried by the "Shearwater," and how many by the "Algerine;" what is the tonnage of each ship and the nominal speed; and what is the size and number of guns carried by each?


The first part of the question concerns complements, and the information is confidential. The other figures asked for are: "Algerine," 1,050 tons displacement, 12.9 knots speed; "Shearwater," 980 tons displacement, 13.4 knots speed. The "Algerine" carries six 4-inch guns and four 3-pounders; the "Shearwater" carries four 4-inch guns and four 3-pounders.