§ 23. Mr. MIDDLEMORE
asked what are the names, displacements, and nominal speeds of the merchant ships auxiliary to the German Navy; and what armament they are intended to carry?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
The figures asked for are as follows:—
These figures may be affected by new construction of which we know nothing at present.
France— Launched 8 Completed by 1st Jan., 1916 13 Italy— Launched 4 Completed by 1st Jan., 1916 6 Austria-Hungary— Launched 2 Completed by 1st Jan., 1916 4