HC Deb 05 August 1887 vol 318 c1370
MR. ROWNTREE(for Mr. C. H. WILSON) (Hull, W.)

asked the Secretary to the Board of Trade, Whether the attention of the Board of Trade has been called to the tidal wave, of a very dangerous character, reported to have been met with in the Atlantic; and, whether they will obtain as much information as possible in reference to its origin and effect?

THE SECRETARY (Baron HENRY DE WORMS) (Liverpool, East Toxteth)

The Board of Trade have at present no further information beyond that in the newspapers; but they are making inquiries, and any information they may receive shall be laid before the House.