§ Mr. ASHLEY
asked what was the number and tonnage of the ships on the Cape of Good Hope station on 1st April, 1904, and on 1st April, 1911; and what proportion of the latter ships were in a condition of instant readiness for sea on 1st April last?
|1st April, 1904||…||7 ships||…||21,440|
|1st April, 1911||…||5 ships||…||18,890|
§ including the "Vindictive" and "Mutine," which were temporarily on the station. The "Forte," "Vindictive" and "Mutine" were ready for sea on the 1st April last.