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Pulverised Coal Fuel

Volume 235: debated on Wednesday 26 February 1930

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asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether it is proposed to carry out any experiments during the present year in connection with the possible use of pulverised coal fuel by ships of the Royal Navy?

In view of the disadvantages inseparable from the employment of coal as a fuel in warships, namely, reduced endurance for a given weight of fuel and increased weight and space required for a given power, no experiments are contemplated by the Admiralty at present.