HC Deb 26 February 1931 vol 248 c2299W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what constructional and repair work is now being carried out at Portsmouth Dockyard?


The destroyers "Crusader" and "Comet" and the auxiliary craft "Nightingale" are now under construction at Portsmouth. A leader was ordered on 14th February, and a cruiser will be ordered on 2nd March. The following are in hand for repairs, etc.:

  • "Barham" for reconstruction;
  • "Hood" for large repair;
  • "Emperor of India" for preparation for sale;
  • "Concord" for refit;
  • 1 destroyer for retubing of boilers and refit.;
  • 2 destroyers for refit;
  • 3 submarines for repairs and alterations;
  • 1 minesweeper for refit; and
  • 18 small craft for repairs, etc.

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