An item dated Singapore 17th reported that the British cruiser Europa was fitted out at Portsmouth, England with as destination China. Further more was also a battleship sent to the Chinese waters.(1)
1. Of the Diadem-class protected cruiser. Launched at J&G Thompson, Clydebank, Scotland on 20 March 1897, refitted in 1902, sold on 15 September 1920 to be rebuilt as a emigrant carrier, sunk in January 1921 and later salvaged and broken up at Genoa, Italy.