Friday, 5 May 2017

French choose for budget reasons for 4.200 cruisers according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1913-1914 no. 9

An item reported that the French navy intended to ask a budget for 3-4.200 ton cruisers which were to serve as flotilla leader for the destroyers flotillas. In stead of the designed 6.000 ton cruisers or scouts was for budget reasons chosen for just 4.200 tons.