HC Deb 01 August 1944 vol 402 c1186W
Mr. Granville

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether satisfactory progress is being made with salvage operations at Cherbourg; and what tonnage of shipping was scuttled by the Nazis before their surrender.

Mr. J. P. L. Thomas

Satisfactory progress is being made. Final figures for the tonnage of shipping scuttled before surrender are not available.