British Shipping, American Ports.

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine. – in the House of Commons on 6th May 1941.

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Photo of Mr Walter Windsor Mr Walter Windsor , Kingston upon Hull Central

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Shipping whether he has any statement to make on the holding up of British shipping in American ports?

Photo of Mr John Llewellin Mr John Llewellin , Uxbridge

The despatch of ships in United States ports is on the whole very satisfactory. Some delay to individual ships is inevitable from time to time, but my right hon. Friend's representative in New York does everything possible to reduce this to the minimum.