asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the cost of construction of His Majesty's Ship "Enchantress"; the total number of the officers and ratings employed on this ship; and the total cost of the maintenance of the ship for each of the years 1935–36, 1936–37, and 1937–38?
The cost of construction of His Majesty's Ship "Enchantress" was approximately £170,000. The normal complement of the ship as an escort vessel is six officers and 111 ratings. The total maintenance costs during the years J935–36, 1936–37 and 1937–38 were approximately £24,700, £34,600 and £35,500, respectively.
The following ports were visited by His Majesty's Ship "Enchantress" in 1937 when conveying the First Lord: Holyhead, Skiport, Oban, Mal-laig, Stornoway, Dunrobin, Invergordon, Rosyth, Venice, Sibenik, Skyros, Rhodes, Kyrenia, Famagusta, Port Said, Alexandria, Malta, Naples. The approximate cost of fuel consumed during these voyages was £400.