1905-12-16 THE CONDITION OF THE NAVY

London Times, 16 December 1905, p. 5: THE CONDITION OF THE NAVY. ST. PETERSBURG, DEC. 14.*

            A semi-official denial is given to the report that the sailors throughout the fleet were to be released from service two years before their term was complete.

            The Cabinet has decided to reduce the naval estimates for 1906 by 38,000,000 roubles (£3,800,000). The saving will mainly be effected in new construction.  

Provided by Stephen McLaughlin

 

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