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THE BRAZILIAN DREADNOUGHTS. NO OFFER TO BE MADE BY BRITAIN , * (Received 8.15 a.m.) LONDON, March 23. Prominent Canadians have been stirred by Australasia's lead into raising the question of offering a Dreadnought to Britain. In the House.of Commons, Mr Reginald McKenna (First Lord of the Admiralty) said that the Government did not intend to make an offer for the three Brazilian Dreadnoughts, now building in England. In a speech defending the Krupp monopoly, in the Reichstag yesterday, Admiral yon Tirpitz (Secretary for the Navy) claimed that the naval administration had, in the last seven years, secured a reduction of 30 per cent, in the price of armour plates.

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CANADA STIRRED TO ACTION., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 71, 24 March 1909

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CANADA STIRRED TO ACTION. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 71, 24 March 1909

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