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BRITISH SH?PPIIvG SUPREK2. 1 I The annual eliiubidldi'ng returns just isssiod in .-onuection vv th Lloyds Register of British Foreign shipbuilding show that during | 1 exclusive of warships, 526 vessels of j i!>t.6 tons gross were launched in the United » K.'ngdom. r ee warships launched a.t both Government avid private yards amount to 42 of 126.230 tons ú,cÃleenKmt. The total eu/put of the United Kii.' dom for the year has therefore been 56S v-r v is of 1,117,266 tens. Trie output of mercantile tonnage in the Trie output of mercantile tonnage in the United Kingdom during 1909 shows an iner-e-e.ee of 61,367 tons on that of last year. As regards i war vessels, the total for the year W 52,044 < f,¡-, ,1mcre than in 1P--B. Dntish Colonies have provided the largest an ount of work for the shipbuilders of the Invited Kingdomâ70 vessels of 60,027 tons '6 per cent of the total output). Holland occu- pies the second position with 26,639 tons. K ing fo;kv/ed by Norway (19,173 'tons). Belgium (i« .076 tons), Brazil (17,85,1 tone). and I (17,219 tons). comparieon of the output- in Xiv I.'«ir*d I.'iigdom and abicid shows that a cansia-r- able decrease as compared with the 1903 figures is recorded in the case of nearly^everv i cr-tmtry, and is especially noticeable in France ( (c/cr 49 per cent.), Germany (nearly 40 per j c" at.), and the United States (over 31 per t. On the other baud, the tonnae launched in the United Kingdom shows an advance of 61,397 tons (or 6.6 per cent.) on the output for 1908. j S

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