HC Deb 01 June 1897 vol 50 cc23-4
MR. J. G. WEIR (Ross and Cromarty)

I beg to ask the First Lord of the Admiralty if he will state the speed, normal coal supply, complement, and original cost of each of the following cruisers engaged in protecting the in- terests of the line fishermen off the coast of Great Britain and Ireland, viz., Jackal, Daisy, Hearty, and Beatrice.


The particulars asked for by the hon. Member are as follows,—

Ship. Speed, Knots. Coal Stowage, Tons. Complement Original Cost.
Hearty 14.5 250 94 £42,213
Jackal 13.5 130 59 25,265
Daisy Sailing Vessel 7 1,345
Beatrice Sailing Vessel 5 1,127