Sessional Papers Volume . 9

Sessional Papers Volume . 9

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...ships at points on the coast, away from great industrial centres, in which there is a great demand and attraction on shore for boys. "22. Evidence has also been given with reference to the need or otherwise of a subsidy for the Seamen. training of seamen, and it has been urged that especially sailing ships should receive a subsidy S)Bey with this object. YourCc 1 '1 '--' Adam (1902), necessary 1206. Ley land (1902), 1477. Howell, (1902), 2781; Pirrie (1902), 1780; Lord C. Beresford, (1902), 3163. Leyland (1902), 1668. Howell (1902), 2760. Pirrie (1902), 1778; see para. 39 inf. Clink (1901), 3824. As to sailing ships and trade, see para. 39, inf. (ii) National "23. The next condition to be discussed raises very important issues. How far can the British or any other Government make it an effectual condition of a subsidy that the subsidised ships shall not be sold or leased into foreign control? The action of the recent American 'combine, ' to use the popular word, has drawn much public attention to this matter. If, on the sudden outbreak of a naval war with Great Britain all the best British ships had just been transferred to foreign control, the outlook for communication or transport is not pleasant to contemplate. In point of fact the Admiralty at this moment have 18 ships on which they pay a subsidy of 77,813i. a year in order to have certain rights over them--though whether these are the fastest available defence. Sale shipS has been questioned by Sir John Colomb. Besides these they have 31 which are held at the disposal of the Admiralty under agreement without any further subsidy. In contradistinction to this, in France all vessels are liable to requisition in time of war; in Russia, also, all vessels are at the disposal of more

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