§ SIR WILLIAM ALLAN (Gateshead)
To ask the Secretary to the Admiralty whether water-tube boilers exclusively, 133 or a combination of cylindrical and water-tube boilers, is to be fitted into the new 25-knot vessels for the Cunard Company, or are the boilers to be of the cylindrical type alone.
(Answered by Hr. Arnold-Forster.) The Admiralty have made no stipulation as to the type of boiler to be fitted in these vessels, and they have at present no information as to the type decided upon by the company.