HC Deb 02 July 1962 vol 662 c11W
Mr. P. Williams

asked the Parliamentary Secretary for Science what researches are being carried out by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research into the use of hydrofoils in ship construction.

Mr. Denzil Freeth

Some design studies of hydrofoil craft are being carried out under contract by the Ship Division of the National Physical Laboratory as well as a limited programme of research into the basic characteristics of hydrofoils particularly of advanced fully-cavitating type.