Merchant Fleets (1914 & 1919)

 

  6/1914 6/1919
U.K. 18,892,000 16,345,000
Dominions & Colonies 1,632,000 1,863,000
Total British Empire 20,524,000 18,208,000
     
Belgium 341,000 306,000
Brazil 308,000 493,000
France 1,922,000 1,962,000
Greece 821,000 291,000
Italy 1,430,000 1,238,000
Japan 1,708,000 2,325,000
Russia 852,000 514,000
U.S.A. 2,070,000 9,824,000
Total Allies 9,452,000 16,953,000
     
Austria-Hungary 1,052,000 713,000
Germany 5,135,000 3,247,000
Turkey 116,000 99,000
Total Central Powers 6,303,000 4,059,000
     
Denmark 770,000 631,000
Netherlands 1,472,000 1,574,000
Norway 1,957,000 1,597,000
Spain 884,000 709,000
Sweden 1,015,000 917,000
Total Neutrals 6,098,000 5,428,000
     
TOTAL WORLD 43,144,000 45,737,000

 

Notes:

(1) Austria-Hungary and Germany figures for 11/1918.

(2) Total world figures include other countries not on list.

Sources: John Ellis & Michael Cox, The World War I Databook.