§ Mr. Mander
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether facilities in British naval bases throughout the world are available to the warships of other nations generally, on payment; and to what extent advantage has been taken of these facilities in the past?
§ Mr. Shakespeare
As regards the first part of the question I would refer the hon. Member to my reply of 9th March. With regard to the second part, during the last five years the following foreign warships have been docked or repaired in British Naval Dockyards:621W
Year. Name. Nationality. Dockyard. Period. 1933 … Nil Nil Nil Nil 1934 … "Antioquia" Colombian Gibraltar 26th March to 24th April 1935 … Submarine K.18 Dutch Simonstown 8th April to 13th April 1936 … "Antioquia" Colombian Bermuda 27th January to 26th February. "Caldas" Colombian Bermuda 6th April to 23rd May. "Gorizia" Italian Gibraltar 26th August to 8th September. "Hatfield" United States of America Gibraltar 17th to 23rd December "Raleigh" United States of America Gibraltar 7th to 12th December "Lima" Portuguese Gibraltar 9th to 12th November 1937 … "Hatfield" United States of America Gibraltar 26th April to 6th May "Kane" United States of America Gibraltar 19th May to 10th June Submarine 0.15 Dutch Gibraltar 7th to 11th May Submarine 0.13 Dutch Gibraltar 28th April to 4th May 29th May to 2nd June "Regina Maria" Roumanian Malta 27th April to 1st May "Tejo" Portuguese Gibraltar 9th to 12th September 1938 … To-date Nil.