HC Deb 10 July 1903 vol 125 c1134
MR. RUNCIMAN (Dewsbury)

To ask the President of the Board of Trade how many old sailing ships and old steamships were sold from British ownership under the British flag to foreign ownership under foreign flags in each year from 1875 to 1902; and what was the tonnage thus transferred in each year respectively.

(Answered by Mr. Gerald Balfour.) If the hon. Member will move for a Return of the information asked for in this Question I shall be happy to supply it.