1909-08-25 EXPENDITURE OF THE PRINCIPAL POWERS

  
London Times, 25 August 1909, p. 10: THE WORLD’S NAVIES. /EXPENDITURE OF THE PRINCIPAL POWERS. (Excerpt)

                                                                       RUSSIA.

                                              (Financial year: January to December.)

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                                              Total Naval Amount voted                

  Year.                       Expenditure for New Con-           Amount of    

                                                (gross).  struction and     New Con-     

                                                                                Armaments.              struction.    

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                                                                                                                  Tons.

1907                                      £8,850,240   £2,846,268   31,461

1908                                      £10,222,733 £2,703,721   1,834

1909 (Estimates)      £10,028,831 £1,822,237     –

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            Special credits were also voted as follows, and are not included in the figures shown in this column:–

  1897-8     *£11,500,000, spread over the years 1897-1901.

  1902       *Amount unknown.

  1904-5     +Special War Fund – amount unknown.

  1904-5-6-7 *Voluntary War Contribution of £1,800,000.

*The whole amount was spent on New Construction and Armaments.

+A considerable sum was spent on New Construction and Armaments.

Provided by Stephen McLaughlin

 

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