Argentine Navy

Allegedly as an answer to the Brazilian shipbuilding program, the Argentine Congress approved a bill authorizing the expenditure of 9,500,000 gold pesos ($9,353,700) for modernizing the battleships Rivadavia and Moreno, built in the U. S. ten years ago, and four scout ships. A naval commission is to go to New York to arrange for U. S. shipyards to renovate the battleships. The scout ships are to be modernized in Argentina, but the materials will be bought in the U. S.


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