HC Deb 08 March 1938 vol 332 c1723
40. Mr. Fleming

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether the "Romford," "Woodford." "Endymion," and "Alcira" were sailing under full or provisional certificates, supplied according to the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894, at the time they were recently attacked?

Captain Wallace

The "Romford" and the "Woodford" were sailing under provisional certificates of British registry, and the "Endymion" and the "Alcira" under permanent certificates.