HC Deb 24 February 1938 vol 332 c566W
Mr. T. Williams

asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the total tonnage of ships launched from British yards for the last complete year?

Mr. R. S. Hudson

According to the returns published by Lloyd's Register of Shipping, the tonnage of merchant vessels of 100 tons gross and over launched in Great Britain and Ireland during 1937 was 920,822 tons gross.