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I FIGHTING THE U" I BOATS. THE ADMIRALTY'S ASSURANCE. DEPUTATION PLEASED WITH INFORMATION. The First Lord of the Admiralty received a deputation from the Executive Committee of the Navy Lo.-gue on Friday. Sir Edward Carson was accompanied by the First Sea. Lord, and the. Navy League deputation con- sisted of Mr. Peto, M.P., Mr. A. Shirley Benn, M.P., Mr. Rupert Gvvvnne, M.P., Capt. A. H. Burgoyne, M.P., Admiral the Hon. Sir E. R. Fremantle, Colonel F. A. Lucas, Col. Grant-Morden, and Mr. P. J. Hannon. Mr. Peto and Mr. Shirley Benn submitted on behalf of the Navy League certain propo- sitions red-ting to German submarine activ- ity, i:1 support of an appeal for more vigor- ous TrE, sures of repression. The First Lord in a comprehensive reply described in general terms the measures which had been adopted by the Admiralty to counteract the operation? of fne-my sub- marines, and his statement was supported by Admiral Sir John JeMicc-e. Having heard the statements of the First I Lord and the First Sea Lord, the deputation expressed its warm appreciation of the ener- getic measures which have been adopted by the Admiralty and its satisfaction that eTery- .hing conceivable is beinsr done to cafpguard the interests of the merchant sh-pping of Great Britain and its Allies. DESTROYER THAT I DIVES. NEW GERMAN COMMERCE I RAIDER. t STOCKHOL)1. Friday. A neutral ship's officsr, who has lately been in Germany, states that the Germa.n en- gineer Groeben ha&' completed designs of a new type of commerce destroyer, uniting the qualities of the small, swift, cruiser with those of the submarine, and that experiments with models have been made from a build- ing yard in the north of Danzig. The new type of boat is stated to be pri- marily for steaming on the surface at great sped, and is to be heavily armed, so that it can approach its victims, relying on speed and g-,i-i-p.owci, instead of invisibility, but to be able to din-e apcl move under water at very low speed, when invisibility is neoes- s;.ry, on entering narrow European waters or home ports. It i?. in fact, a, submersible d,tl"'7er.- (London "Daily News" correspondei\i. ) (L,,aidon Daily

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