§ 33. Lord ERSKINE
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what is the comparable Washington standard tonnage of the cruisers of the "Hawkins" class which appear in the Navy List as being of 9,750 tons displacement?
The standard displacement corresponding to the Navy List displacement of 9,750 tons (which was the figure for these ships when designed in 1915) would be approximately 9,000 tons. Owing to modifications and additions during building and while on service, the standard displacements of the four vessels of the class are now:
§ 34. Lord ERSKINE
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what is the comparable displacement tonnage, as calculated in the British Navy for ships built prior to the Washington Conference, of the 35,000-ton Washington standard battleship His Majesty's Ship "Nelson" and the 10,000-ton Washington standard cruiser His Majesty's Ship "Suffolk"?
The actual tonnage of His Majesty's Ship "Nelson" under Washington standard is 33,500 tons. Her displacement tonnage as calculated in the British Navy prior to the Washington Conference is 34,600 tons. Corresponding figures for His Majesty's Ship "Suffolk" are 10,000 tons and 11,200 tons.