HC Deb 24 February 1960 vol 618 c362
32. Sir D. Campbell

asked the Civil Lord of the Admiralty when the keel for the fourth of the guided missile destroyers mentioned in the Explanatory Statement will be laid.

Mr. C. Ian Orr-Ewing

Two of the four guided missile destroyers referred to in my noble Friend's Explanatory Statement have been laid down so far. As I have just announced, the third ship is due to be laid down at Wallsend-on-Tyne on 26th February and the fourth will be laid down at Belfast on 1st March. 1960.