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Iranian Navy (Supply Ship)

Volume 975: debated on Wednesday 5 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will discuss with British Shipbuilders the future role of the supply ship completed on the Tyne for the Iranian Navy, in view of its availability for use in any possible hostilities against the United States Navy.

:Work by British Shipbuilders is still in hand on this Fleet replenishment ship, so the question of its availability for use by the purchaser does not yet arise.