HC Deb 06 March 1945 vol 408 cc1844-5W
Mr. Mort

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the number of fishing trawlers derequisitioned and returned to the South Wales ports, giving the ports and the number of ships returned, respectively.

Mr. Alexander

Eleven fishing trawlers belonging to Milford Haven and one belonging to Cardiff have been released from Naval Service. Five of the Milford Haven vessels have been re-conditioned and have resumed fishing; four of the remaining vessels are being re-conditioned, with completion dates between March and April, the other two are in the stage preliminary to re-conditioning. The re-contioning of the Cardiff boat is expected to complete this month.