Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy. – in the House of Commons on 11th February 1942.
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No, Sir. Local requirements which could not otherwise be met necessitated the retention on the ship's station of a proportion of the survivors. These were mainly officers and ratings of the Fleet Air Arm.
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