This Conference that attempted to resolve the naval arms race among the United States, Great Britain, and Japan, and to resolve disagreements in the Pacific. The Washington Naval Treaty of February 6, 1922, had five signatories: the United States, Great Britain, Japan, France, and Italy. The United States ratified the agreement in 1923. Under the treaty, with specified exceptions for current or under-construction vessels, the navies of the United States and Great Britain were limited to 525,000 tons. The Japanese were limited to 315,000 tons, while the French and Italians could keep 175,000 tons apiece. The maximum size of an individual ship was 35,000 tons, and the maximum gun size was 16 inches. The Washington Naval Treaty included aircraft carriers... jainso31.