HC Deb 29 November 1966 vol 737 c75W
Captain Kerby

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what progress is being made in the design of a marine nuclear reactor for surface ships of less than 8,000 tons displacement; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. J. P. W. Mallalieu

Investigations into the application of nuclear propulsion to surface warships are continuing. These will take account of power requirements in relation to displacement.