HC Deb 06 February 1941 vol 368 cc1104-5W
Mr. Malcolm MacMillan

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the number of enemy planes destroyed by merchant ships since the beginning of the war?

Mr. Alexander

The number of aircraft destroyed by defensively equipped merchant ships from the beginning of the war until the 4th February, 1941, is 26; the number probably destroyed 15; and the number damaged 70.