HC Deb 14 October 1912 vol 42 c770

asked on what date the Admiralty placed the order for the gun-mountings of His Majesty's Ship "Conquerer;" what firm received the order; at what date did the firm originally undertake to have these gunmountings completed; whether he can inform the House of the date that the "Conqueror" will be in commission; and whether a statement was made on the 24th July last that the "Conqueror" was expected to be completed and in com mission this month?


The order was placed on the 10th December, 1909, with the Coventry Ordnance Works. The contract date for the completion of the gun-mountings was October, 1911. The vessel is expected to complete next month. The reply to the last part of the question is in the affirmative.