British Commonwealth of Nations: Flagship Sails

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)

To pay the salary* of the President of the U. S. in advance for 466 years would cost slightly less than the sum† just spent by Great Britain to complete H. M. S. Nelson, most potent of post-War battleships which sailed complete, tested and primed last week, from the yards of her makers at New-castle-on-Tyne. Joyous sirens tooted all adown the Tyne, when the Nelson put to sea; and in British homes many a prideful comparison was made between the most powerful British, U. S., and Japanese...

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