HC Deb 13 April 1921 vol 140 c1082
15. Viscount CURZON

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty how many battleships, battle cruisers, light cruisers, destroyers, and submarines, respectively, have been removed from the Navy list of the United States, Japan, and the British Empire since the date of the Armistice?


According to the latest information available, the figures are as follow. The phrase "removed from the Navy list" has been taken to mean scrapped: —

Class. United States of America. Japan. British Empire.
Battleships 5 (pre-Dread-nought Class). 38
Battle Cruisers 2
Cruisers 1 (old) 87
Light Cruisers 3 (old) 2 (one wrecked).
Destroyers 21 4 300 (including Flotilla Leaders).
Submarines 14 106