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Hms "Venerable"

Volume 441: debated on Wednesday 30 July 1947

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty when arrangements for the sale of the aircraft-carrier H.M.S. "Venerable" to the Dutch Government were arranged; and if it is still intended to transfer this ship.

His Majesty's Government are aware of the desire of the Netherlands Government to acquire a light fleet carrier. But, although H.M.S. "Venerable" would be suitable for their requirements, no sale has been arranged. The second half of the Question, therefore, does not arise.