§ Mr. GRETTON
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what battleships, if any, with full crews are now in the dockyard ports undergoing repairs or refit; and if any such ships are now in the dockyard ports for minor work or adjustments?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
The only battleships with full crews now in hand at the dockyards are the "Neptune" and "Bellerophon," at Portsmouth and Devonport respectively, for annual refit in each case. The "King George V." was commissioned for service in the Second Battle Squadron on the 16th instant and completed on Saturday last. There are no such ships as those referred to at the dockyards for minor work or adjustments.