HC Deb 28 March 1912 vol 36 c741W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what men-of-war were sold for breaking-up purposes during the year 1910–11 and the price obtained for each; and if he will state the total amount spent on repairs on each ship (excluding small repairs) during the past ten years?


The following are the obsolete war vessels sold in 1910–11 under the specific condition that they should be broken up, and the price obtained for each:—

Vessel. Sale Price. Amount Spent on Large Repairs during 10 years prior to Sale.
£ £
"Barfleur" 26,550 133,453
"Centurion" 26,200 127,404
"Edinburgh" 19,300
"Howe" 25,149 114,704
"Melampus" 9,000