HC Deb 27 June 1927 vol 208 c6

asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether he is aware of the desire in India for the creation of an Indian Mercantile Marine; whether the Government of India and the Secretary of State have considered the Report of the Mercantile Marine Committee; and whether it is proposed to take any action on that Report?


The answer to the first two parts of the question is in the affirmative. It has been decided to establish a training ship at Karachi. The training ship is expected to be in working order in September next.