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North Russian Waters

Volume 155: debated on Thursday 15 June 1922

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether it is the intention of the Admiralty to withdraw His Majesty's Ship "Harebell" from the Murmansk coast; and, if so, whether another warship can be sent, as a repetition of the recent outrages is feared by the fishermen should protection be withdrawn?

His Majesty's Ship "Harebell" has been ordered to sail for England on the 15th June, by which date it has been arranged with the trawler owners that their vessels shall have been withdrawn from North Russian waters.