Iceland (British Fishermen).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy. – in the House of Commons on 17th May 1922.

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether he is aware of the general feeling of indignation among British fishermen frequenting Icelandic waters at the harsh treatment recently meted out to certain of their comrades by the Icelandic authorities and the officers of the Icelandic gunboats, and that there is a general desire among these fishermen that the White Ensign should he shown more frequently in Icelandic waters; and whether a gunboat or destroyer can be sent for this purpose?