HC Deb 02 March 1936 vol 309 c990
32. Mr. SHORT

asked the President of the Board of Trade what orders for the construction of British ships were executed abroad during 1935; and, in any such case, the names of the owners?


There are no official statistics of orders executed abroad for the construction of British ships, but I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate a table in the OFFICIAL REPORT giving particulars of the steamers and motor ships of 100 tons gross and over, which are shown in the returns of the Registrar-General of Shipping as having been built abroad in 1935 and subsequently registered in the United Kingdom.

Following is the Table: