HC Deb 20 July 1905 vol 149 cc1372-3

To ask the Secretary to the Admiralty whether, in view of the fatal disasters to British and French submarines, the Director of Naval † First year in which Mediterranean fever was shown in the Reports as a distinct heading. Construction will be requested to devise methods of escape for the crews in cases of accident.

(Answered by Mr. Pretyman.) No subject has been more carefully considered at the Admiralty than this, and if a practical fitting for this purpose can be designed it will certainly be fitted.