British Tonnage (United States Chartering)

Oral Answers to Questions — Shipping – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 8th July 1946.

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Photo of Mr John Morrison Mr John Morrison , Salisbury 12:00 am, 8th July 1946

asked the Minister of Transport what is the tonnage of British shipping at present chartered by the United States of America.

Photo of Mr Alfred Barnes Mr Alfred Barnes , East Ham South

No British ships are at present on charter to the United States Government. From time to time in the last few months a small number of British ships have been fixed for single voyages by private United States charterers.