HC Deb 03 December 1958 vol 596 cc139-40W
85. Mr. Steele

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty which of the existing carrier fleet has the following characteristics: Mark 13 arrester gear, steam catapult, fully angled deck, half angled deck, and 984 radar, respectively; and when these will be supplied in the cases where they are not yet fitted.

Mr. Allan

As stated in paragraph 19 of the Explanatory Statement on the current Navy Estimates, it is intended to have three carriers equipped as stated in the Question. At the moment one carrier only is so equipped.

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