HC Deb 03 July 1906 vol 159 cc1595-6

To ask the Secretary to the Admiralty if he will give the Admiralty correct distances, in knots, from Galway to each of the following places, viz. New York, U.S.A., Portland, U.S.A., Halifax, N.S., Gaspé Que, vá Cape Race, Gaspé Que, viá Straits of Bellisle, Blacksod Bay, Moville, Belfast, Dublin, Queenstown,, Limerick, Waterford, Glasgow, Barrow, Liverpool, Bristol, Plymouth, Southampton, London, Hull, Newcastle, Leith, and Aberdeen.

(Answered by Mr. Edmund Robertson.) The distances in nautical miles, from Galway to the ports named (arranged for convenience alphabetically) are as follows:—

Aberdeen 590
Blacksod Bay 100
Belfast 310
Barrow 400
Bristol 420
Dublin 380
Caspé, viá Bellisle 2,090
Caspé, viá Cape Race 2,170
Glasgow 360
Halifax 2,185
Hull 805
Liverpool 430
Limerick 103
London 690
Leith 675
Moville 255
Newcastle 720
New York 2,735
Plymouth 390
Queenstown 230
Southampton 510