§ Mr. BURGOYNE
asked whether the First Lord will state the first estimate for Naval Airship No. 1; her total cost to date; and whether the delay in her completion is due either to fault in construction or miscalculation in design?
§ Mr. McKENNA
The total liability noted for Naval Airship No. 1 is:—
Payments amounting to £36,000 have been made on account. There has been no delay in her completion.
£ s. d. Hull and machinery … 40,876 17 6 Spare gear … 681 3 5
§ Mr. ARTHUR LEE
When does the right hon. Gentleman anticipate that this airship will be afloat and ready for service?