HC Deb 22 February 1887 vol 311 c289
MR. MACLURE (Lancashire, S.E., Stretford)

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty, If it may be understood that H.M.S. Stormcock is ready to assist vessels in distress in the neighbourhood of Milford Haven?

THE SECRETARY (Mr. FORWOOD) (Lancashire, Ormskirk)

who replied, said: The Stormcock is a tug attached to the Dockyard at Pembroke for the work of that yard. She would certainly be sent by the Superintendent to aid any vessel reported to be in distress off the port; but the radius of her action, she being attached to the Dockyard, is necessarily limited.