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German Navy

Volume 154: debated on Tuesday 30 May 1922

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Present Strength.

Battleships.—Eight, two of which are in reserve, with armament, but without ammunition.

Light Cruisers.—Eight, two of which are in reserve, with armament, but without ammunition.

Destroyers.—Sixteen, four of which are in reserve, with armament, but without ammunition.

Torpedo Boats.—Sixteen, four of which are in reserve, with armament, but without ammunition.

Gunboats.—Four, two of which are without. armament.

Surveying Vessels.—Two.

Miscellaneous Vessels. — Minesweepers; numbers will not be fixed until minesweeping operations have been completed.

Ships Added.

No ships have been added during the last 12 months.

Ships Building.

Authority has been given for building one light cruiser. Her construction has, however, been held up pending the reply to Germany's request to be allowed to retain one of her war light cruisers, instead of building a new ship.