Proceedings Volume 33

Proceedings Volume 33

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...but another dock, 700 feet long, is under con itruction. The firm of Blohm & Voss are construction a new dock, which is to be able to take in a vessel of 35,000 tons, and at the Vulcan Yard at Stettin, two very large new docks are being constructed. The dock at Bremen, which is leased by the town to the Norddeutscher Lloyd Co., can compare with the largest docks in England, being 760 feet long, with a breadth of 108 feet. The graving docks at Kiel, with a length of 594 feet and a breadth of 95 feet 3 inches, can take in vessels of the dimensions of the Dreadnought. The docks at Wilhelmshaven have a similar capacity. Germany possesses, in addition, some other large docks: that of the Seebeck Yard, at Geestemunde (525 feet long); the Vulcan Yard, at Stettin, which is 510 feet long, and will take in a vessel of 12,000 tons; that of the Weser Yard, which will take in a vessel of 11,000 tons; and two belonging to the Norddeutscher Lloyd, 576 feet and 380 feet long respectively.--Uniti'd Service Institution. GREAT BRITAIN. VESSELS BUILDING. Name. Displacement. Where Building. Remarks. Battleships. Bellerophon 18,550 Portsmouth. Launched July 27,1807. Temeraire 18.560 Devonport. "Aug. 24,1907. Superb 18,550 Newcastle. Building. Lord Nelson lfl,500 Jarrow (Palmer). Launched Sept. 4,1908.. Agamemnon 18,500 Glasgow (Beardmore). TJndertrial. Armored Cruiser. Minotaur 14,600 Devonport. Launched June 6,1906. Shannon 14,000 Chatham. "Sept. 20.1906. Defence 14,000 Pembroke. "Apr. 27,1907. Invincible 17,260 Newcastle. "Apr. 13,1907. Inflexible 17,260 Clydebank. "June26.1907. Indomitable 17,260 Glasgow. "Mar. 16,1907. Cruixtr. Uoadicca 3,300 Pembroke. Building. The New British Battleships.--In. the two battleships which...show more

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  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 458g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123688390X
  • 9781236883902