HC Deb 22 January 1930 vol 234 cc211-2W

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can make has been made in training Indian boys on the training ship "Dufferin"; and if he will give information as to what facilities exist for the employment in the marine of the Indian boys so trained after they leave the training ship?


The first course on the "Dufferin" began in December, 1927. In October, 1929, there were 63 cadets in training of whom 28 were due to complete their training in June, 1930. Eleven shipping companies have agreed to accept as apprentices youths who have completed the "Dufferin" course.

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