§ 3. Mr. MIDDLEMORE
asked how many completed battleships, not launched more than ten years, there were in the British Navy on 30th June, 1902, and on 30th June, 1912; and what are the corresponding figures for the German Navy?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
The figures asked for are as follows:—30th June, 1902, Great Britain, 25; Germany, 11. 30th June, 1912, Great Britain, 25; Germany, 18.
§ Mr. MIDDLEMORE
How long will it take at this rate for the Germans to catch up to us in battleships?