HC Deb 12 May 1887 vol 314 c1683
MR. CHANNING (Northampton, E.)

asked the Secretary to the Board of Trade, Whether, in view of the findings of the Wreck Commissioners Court in the case of the loss of the Victoria near Dieppe, the Board of Trade will make any representations, through the Foreign Office or otherwise, to the French Authorities, as to the regulations for sounding fog-horns, and also as to the omission to send boats from the shore to rescue the passengers and crew of the Victoria?

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

I would refer the hon. Gentleman to the reply I gave on Monday to the hon. Member for Walworth (Mr. Isaacs). The Report of the Court of Inquiry will be communicated to the Foreign Office, with a view to its being brought before the French Maritime Authorities.