§ Mr. HARTSHORN
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?
I have been asked to reply. The tonnage under construction on 659W 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