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Colonial Naval Dsfence.

United Prosa Association— Ry "dlectrip Telegraph—Copyright Sydney, May 24 Speaking at the Lord Mayor's luncheon, Admiral Fanshtiwo said that the destruction of British fle?t=i in Eastern seas would make the cities of Australia and New Zealand extremely liable to capture by an enemy. The only way to ensure safety was to increase the strength of the navy to such an extent that no lower would dare to run the risk of rending transports to invade the colonies. He urged tint the colonies should take a larger share of the financial burden of national defence.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Issue 6579, 25 May 1905

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Colonial Naval Dsfence. Ashburton Guardian, Issue 6579, 25 May 1905

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