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Tuesday, 4 September 1906


Senator PLAYFORD (South Australia) (Minister of Defence) . - According to my note -

The armament of Hobart is insufficient. It is necessary to mount a modern gun commanding the approaches and the Derwent. The design is such that, at a future date, another gun can be mounted by extending the proposed work.


Senator Dobson - What is the size of the gun?


Senator PLAYFORD - I suppose that it will be a 6.7 inch gun, as recommended bv the Imperial Defence Committee.







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