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Effects of the War on Merchant Ship Tonnage
High British officials have recently declared that England must look to the United States for replacement of the merchant ships which are now being sunk by German submarines and air bombers at an alarming rate. Berlin announced that a mass attack of submarines on a British convoy resulted in the sinking of fifteen merchant ships aggregating more than 110,000 tons on the single day of December 3, as well as a 17,000-ton converted merchant cruiser. London denied the ...