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Jf^ELVE-MILE RANGE OVER WHICH OUR NEW DREADNOUGHT COULD
SCATTER DEATH AND DESTRUCTION.
Besides demonstrating last week, by attaining a speed of 21.98 knots, that she is the fastest first class battleship ever made, the Delaware has the most powerful battery in the serv.ce. From
each of her ten 12-inch guns of the largest type she can throw a shell weighing 870 pounds to a distance of twelve miles, or from below the Narrows, down the Bay, into City Hail Par!*
ard a litt'e beyond. After traversing 9,000 yards these shells can still penetrate eleven inches of solid steel.
i Fo.t T— Mlrim; 2, Fort Wadsworth, 3,
sta'ten Uand: 4, the Narrows; 5, Lafay
ette; 6, Upper Bay: 7. St. George; 8, Kill van
Kull: 9. Bergen Point: 10, Newark Bay: 11.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31. 1909.
KEY TO THIS DIAGRAMMATIC PHOTOGRAPH.
(Copyright, luoa. hy The I'ct.un-- Aaaoda i i
Newark; 12, New Jersey; 13, Passaic River; 14,
Hackensack River; 15, Bediow's Island; 16, Ellis
Island; 17, Jersey City; 18. Hoboken: 19, Man
hattan; 20, Weehawken; 21, Hudson River; 22,
the Battery; 23. Governor's Island; 24, East
! River; 25. Brooklyn Bridge; 26. Manhattan
Bridge: 27. WiMnmsburg Bridge; 28. Bay Ridge;
29 Fort Hamilton; 30, Bath Brach: 31. Benson
nurst: 32. Prospect Park; 33. West BrkjMoKf
34, Gravesend Bay: 35, Norton's Point; 3%
Lower Bay; 37. the battleship Delaware; 38, ■