1909-10-30 RUSSIAN NAVAL ESTIMATES
London Times, 30 October 1909, p. 9: RUSSIAN NAVAL ESTIMATES. A correspondent of the Berlin Militar-Wochenblatt reports that the Russian draft naval estimates for 1910 provide for a total expenditure of 97,500,000 roubles (£10,318,750), of which approximately 16,000,000 roubles (£1,693,333) are to be devoted to new construction. The effective personnel of the navy is not to exceed a total of 16,000 men.
Provided by Stephen McLaughlin