§ 88. Mr. George Hall
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the average cost per standard ton of battleships, light cruisers and cruisers, flotilla leaders, destroyers, and submarines for each of the last three years?
§ The Civil Lord of the Admiralty (Lieut.-Colonel Llewellin)
As the answer is in the form of a tabulated statement, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ The information is as follows:
|Type of Ship.||Financial year of completion.||Average cost per standard ton.|
|Light Cruisers||1935||(none completed).|
|Submarines (Large i.e. over 1000 tons).||1935||239|
§ All the costs are exclusive of the first outfit and reserves of guns, torpedoes, and ammunition, and of aircraft.