§ 83. Mr. F. Willey
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the gross tonnage of merchant shipbuilding completed in the months of January, February and March and the corresponding figures for January, February and March, 1951, respectively.
§ Mr. Digby
The gross tonnage of merchant ships of 100 gross tons and over completed in January and February of this year and in January, February and March, 1951, was:
January, 1952 39,081 g.t. February, 1952 71,114 g.t. January, 1951 88,781 g.t. February, 1951 87,846 g.t. March, 1951 108,687 g.t.
The figure for March, 1952, will be available about the middle of this month, and I will arrange for it to be forwarded to the hon. Member.