Shipbuilding (Refrigerated Vessels)

Oral Answers to Questions — Fuel and Power – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th December 1949.

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Photo of Mr Frederick Skinnard Mr Frederick Skinnard , Harrow East 12:00 am, 5th December 1949

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty how many new refrigerated vessels have been completed in British shipyards since 1945; and how many of these were sold to foreign countries.

Photo of Mr Walter Edwards Mr Walter Edwards , Stepney Whitechapel and St George's

The number of merchant ships with not less than 80,000 cubic feet of refrigerated space completed in British yards since the end of 1945 is 59. Of these, five were built for foreign owners and one for Canada.