HC Deb 18 November 1991 vol 199 c85W
Mr. Sayeed

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether the MV Polar Circle will(a) embark Royal Navy helicopters, (b) be armed and (c) embark Royal Marines during its forthcoming voyage to the South Atlantic.

Mr. Archie Hamilton

For HMS Polar Circle's forthcoming deployment in the Antarctic, she will embark two Royal Navy Lynx helicopters and a small detachment of Royal Marines. The ship will not be armed.

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