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Nuclear-Powered Ships (Port Facilities)

Volume 894: debated on Tuesday 24 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what plans have been made for nuclear-powered vessels to be accepted in British ports.

Nuclear-powered warships normally use berths in naval bases and dockyard ports, although they also visit commercial ports from time to time. In all cases arrangements are made for the visit in conjunction with the appropriate port or harbour authorities.