HC Deb 23 March 1984 vol 56 cc617-8W
Mr. D. E. Thomas

asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether he will publish in the Official Report available details of visits to United Kingdom ports by United States navy fast attack submarines in each year since 1979.

Mr. Stanley

Of those visits for which information can be made available — I refer the hon. Gentleman to my answer of 13 March, at column132—the following visits are identifiable as those of United States navy fast attack submarines:

Number of visits recorded
Port 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983
Portsmouth 3 3 3 4 2
Rosyth 1 1 1