Naval Strength of Major Powers (August 1914)

 

Entente
  France Italy Japan Russia U.K. U.S.A. TOTAL
Dreadnought 8 3 2 - 22 10 30
Pre-dreadnought 14 7 10 10 40 23 54
Battlecruiser - - 1 - 9 - 9
Armoured Cruiser 19 7 12 6 34 12 53
Protected Cruiser 9 11 15 6 52 22 61
Other Cruiser - 3 6 - 35 - 35
Destroyer 81 33 50 25 221 50 302
Torpedo Boat 187 ~80 - 72 109 23 296
Submarine ~70 23 12 22 73 18 ~143

 

Central Powers
  Austria-Hungary Germany Turkey TOTAL
Dreadnought 6 15 - 21
Pre-dreadnought 6 22 2 28
Battlecruiser - 5 - 5
Armoured Cruiser 2 7 - 9
Protected Cruiser 3 17 2 20
Other Cruiser 2 16 - 18
Destroyer 18 90 8 108
Torpedo Boat ~65 115 9 ~180
Submarine 5 31 - 36

 

Notes:

(1) Totals are for U.K. and France (Allied) and Austria-Hungary and Germany (Central Powers) only.

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