§ Mr. Shinwell
The installations at Akaba, which were erected for the most part during the 1914–18 war, consisted of jetties, hutting, single-line track and a quantity of machinery and plant. A military lighter wharf and two transit sheds were completed during the recent war. It is estimated that the installations originally cost approximately £500,000. It would be contrary to practice to disclose the price for which they were sold.