AIRSHIPS FOR THE NAVY.
LONDON, March 3, Mr Churchill announced in ;. the House of Commons, that the Admiralty was.ordering a large rigid airship of the Zeppelin; typei;from Vickers Ltd., one ship from France, arid three^sepijr: rigids from Armstrong, Whitworthj' and Co. .. : r
Mr Churchill said the ultimate, development of the; naval aerial service would be prodvictive of considerable reductions" in other, classes of naval weapons. Although the airship - programme was modest, compared wit/ French and; German achievements; Britain had ■ a:, great, and >'jgrowing; superiority in- thc^ seaplane serviced -
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8809, 4 March 1914
AIRSHIPS FOR THE NAVY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8809, 4 March 1914
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