§ Mr. RENNIE SMITH
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty how many ships 994W of His Majesty's Navy have been scrapped during the present year?
§ Lieut.-Colonel HEADLAM
Orders have been given during the present year for 39 vessels to be scrapped. These include one cruiser, nine destroyers, four submarines, a minelayer and a number of other auxiliary vessels, the majority of which are minesweepers.