§ 99. Sir P. Hannon
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty if he will state the arrangements made to correlate the naval defence of Eire with British naval organisation in the Atlantic; and the number and description of naval vessels sold or transferred by His Majesty's Government to the Government of Eire.
Three corvettes, the "Bellwort", "Borage" and "Oxlip", have been sold to the Eire Government and one has already been transferred. As regards the first part of the Question, no arrangements have been made.