Naval Tonnage of Major Powers (1880-1914)

 

1880 1890 1900 1910 1914
Britain 650,000 679,000 1,065,000 2,174,000 2,714,000
France 271,000 319,000 499,000 725,000 900,000
Russia 200,000 180,000 383,000 401,000 679,000
United States 169,000 240,000 333,000 824,000 985,000
Italy 100,000 242,000 245,000 327,000 498,000
Germany 88,000 190,000 285,000 964,000 1,305,000
Austria-Hungary 60,000 66,000 87,000 210,000 372,000
Japan 15,000 41,000 187,000 496000 700,000

 

Source: Paul Kennedy, The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers.