HC Deb 10 April 1911 vol 24 cc199-200W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty when the Spanish battleships "Espana," "Alfonso III.," and "Jaime," were or are expected to be laid down, launched and completed?


The dates of laying down and completion are as follows:—

Laid down. To be completed.
"Espana" December, 1909 1913
"Alfonso XIII." February, 1910 1914

The "Jaime" is to be laid down when the "Espana" is launched, and completed in 1916. The dates for launching of these vessels are not known.