HC Deb 13 March 1912 vol 35 c1233W

asked when the four cruisers of the "Dartmouth" class were ordered, and what was the contract date for completion; what were the actual dates of commissioning; and how many vessels of the class have been taken in hand for the remedying of defects since being commissioned?


submitted the following information:—

Name. When Ordered. Contract Date for Completion. Date of Commissioning. Period in Dockyard Hands.
"Dartmouth" 13-12-09 13-9-11 24-10-11 9-11-11 to 4-1-12
"Falmouth" 14-12-09 14-9-11 5-9-11 30-12-11 to 8-3-12
"Weymouth" 11-12-09 11-9-11 31-10-11 6-12-11 to 12-12-11
"Yarmouth" 13-12-09 13-9-11 Not yet Commissioned. Not yet delivered by Contractors.