HC Deb 14 August 1867 vol 189 c1516

said, he would also beg to ask the First Lord of the Admiralty, If a pair of marine engines, of about 700-horsc power, ordered of Messrs. Napier and Co., were re-sold by the Admiralty to the contractors before they left their factory; and, if so, to state what ship they were ordered for, the price paid for the engines, the amount that the Admiralty sold them back for, and the reason for the re sale?


said, he had to stale to his hon. Friend that no marine engines had been sold by the Admiralty to Messrs. Napier and Co.