§ Mr. PERKINS
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty at what date did H.M.S. "Proserpine" leave Aden on her homeward voyage; when did she reach Suez; how long has she been detained there; and the reason for such detention?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
The "Proserpine" left Aden on the 7th July, reached Port Said on the 16th July, and was detained there for thirteen days owing to boiler defects.