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Dry Docks (Capacity)

Volume 640: debated on Wednesday 17 May 1961

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asked the Minister of Transport if he is aware that there are several vessels of 77,000 tons now under construction with a beam of 113 feet; how many dry docks in this country are capable of accommodating these vessels when they require under-water repairs; and what steps are being taken to provide repairing facilities for them.

The Joint Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport
(Vice-Admiral Hughes Hallett)

Yes, Sir. There are at

line ends there is a notice which says "You May Now Pass"? Does he not think such notices are rather misleading?

If the hon. Lady will tell me which road she has in mind, I will look at those particular circumstances.