HC Deb 23 November 1960 vol 630 cc117-8W
Dr. Bennett

asked the Civil Lord of the Admiralty what have been the results of the gunnery trials of H.M.S. "Blake"; and whether troubles with the 6-inch turrets have been eliminated.

Mr. C. Ian Orr-Ewing

The results of H.M.S. "Blake's" recent pre-acceptance gunnery trials were satisfactory. As I informed my hon. Friend on 26th October, the sources of trouble in the 6-inch mountings of the Tiger "Class have been analysed and the necessary modifications are being undertaken as the opportunity occurs.

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