HC Deb 17 November 1919 vol 121 cc658-9W

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will state the tonnage under construction at the present time in British and American shipyards, respectively?

Colonel WILSON

I have been asked to reply. The tonnage under construction on 30th September, according to the latest return issued by Lloyd's Register of British and Foreign Shipping, was as follows:

Gross Tons.
United Kingdom 2,816,773
American 3,470,748

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