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Wednesday, 26 May 1993
Page: 1025

(Question No. 38)


Mr Langmore asked the Minister representing the Minister for Defence, upon notice, on 5 May 1993:

  What visits have been made by nuclear armed and/or nuclear powered vessels to Jervis Bay since 1983.


Mr Beazley —The Minister for Defence has provided the following answer to the honourable member's question:

  There has been only one visit by a nuclear powered vessel to Jervis Bay since 1983. The submarine USS Sea Dragon anchored for 36 hours during the period 12-14 February 1983.