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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 72

Royal Naval Reserve Merchant Cruisers

Royal Naval Reserve Merchant Cruisers.

Of late years most of our ocean merchant steamers have been constructed so as to be capable of speedy conversion into war cruisers, and numbers of these have been liberally subsidised by the British Admiralty. Below is a list of the vessels as published in October last:—
Average
Name Tonnage Ocean Speed
Campania 12,950 21.18 knots
Lucania 12,950 21.10 knots
Majestic 10,000 20½ knots
Teutonic 10,000 20½ knots
Umbria 7,718 19½ knots
Etruia 7,718 19¼ knots
Servia 7,392 17 knots
Empress of India 5,905 17 knots
Empress of China 5,905 17 knots
Rmpress of Japan 5,905 17 knots
Aurania 7,269 16½ knots
Britainnic 5,004 16 knots
Germaine 5,008 16 knots
Victoria 6,300 15¼ knots
Britannia 6,300 15¼ knots
Oceana 6,300 15¼ knots
Arcadia 6,300 15¼ knots
Gallia 4,809 15 knots
Valetta 4,911 14½ knots
Masilia 4,908 14½ knots
Ballarat 4,752 14½ knots
Paramatta 5,759 14½ knots
City of Berlin 5,491 14½ knots
Carthage 5,013 14 knots
Borne 5,013 14 knots
Adriatic 3,888 14 knots