§ LORD CHARLES BERESFORD (Woolwich)
To ask the Secretary to the Admiralty whether he will state in detail the total of the engine room department on board H.M.S. "Condor" when she was lost and also whether the vessel was in any way short of complement in the engine-room.
(Answer.) The engine-room staff on board H.M.S "Condor," at the lime of the loss of that vessel, consisted of I artificer engineer,.3 engine room artificers, 3 chief stokers, 3 leading stokers, 16 stokers. Except for tin-fact that one of the three engine room artificers was borne in lieu of a chief engine-room artificer, the vessel was not in any way short of complement in the engine-room.—(Admiralty.)