§ 59. Mr. BILLING
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Shipping Controller what proportion of the Union Castle fleet has been taken over by the Government; and how many of the vessels of the fleet 607 still remaining under the direct control of the company have been torpedoed since August, 1914?
§ Sir L. CHIOZZA MONEY
The whole of the Union Castle fleet has been requisitioned by His Majesty's Government. Since August, 1914, five vessels of this company's fleet have been lost by enemy action.