Diplomatic and Consular Appropriation Bill, 1922; Hearing[s] Before Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations in Charge of the Diplomatic and Consular Appropriation Bill for 1922. Sixty-Sixth Congress, Third Session

Diplomatic and Consular Appropriation Bill, 1922; Hearing[s] Before Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations in Charge of the Diplomatic and Consular Appropriation Bill for 1922. Sixty-Sixth Congress, Third Session

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... Slemp. This is really the cheapest form of construction for those guns? Maj. Garlington. At that place; yes, sir. Gen. Coe. Or at any place where they would perform the snme r-vice. Mr. Slemp. It is for the better protection of Boston? Maj. Garlington. Boston Harbor. Mr. Slemp. As 1 understand, you expect to complete Fort Miehie in the next fiscal year with $140,000? Maj. Garlington. Yes, sir. Mr. Slemp. What about the work at Fort Tilden? Maj. GArlington. That money, with the money we will allot thiyear, should complete Fort Tilden. Mr. Slemp. That should he completed? Maj. Garlington. That is one of the dispersed type, where the construction is relatively simple. Mr. Slemp. What amount of money will he spent at Fort Tilden'. Maj. Garlington. That is the point where I gave an approximate estimate of $300,000, qualifying it by the statement that our plans for the power plant and magazines had not been worked out. Mr. Slemp. This program of 16-inch guns involves five 16-inch guns altogether? Maj. Garlington. In that connection, when these estimates were submitted, the decision to place four howitzers on Chesapeake Bay had not been reached, hut it is before the war Department now for approval with the idea that preliminary work will be done this year out of present funds and carried on with whatever funds you do provide for battery construction next year. At the time these estimates were submitted to Congress we had not progressed that far. I should like it to appear in the record that a part of next year's funds would be applied to Chesapeake Bay. Mr. Slemp. Chesapeake Bay ( Maj. Garlington. Yes, sir; having undertaken it. Mr. Slemp. Have you any other place where you would begin work for the installation of 16-inch howitzers ( Maj. Garlington....show more

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