HC Deb 06 February 1929 vol 224 c1793W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty how many ships in His Majesty's Navy are using coal and how many are using oil as fuel, giving the numbers and the aggregate tonnage of ships in the two groups respectively?

Lieut.-Colonel HEADLAM

The figures are as follow:

No Tonnage.
Ships burning oil as fuel 288 1,079,952
Ships burning coal as fuel 135 188,425

In addition to the above, seven vessels with a tonnage of 101,935 are burning oil and coal.

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