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Thursday, 28 August 1958

Mr Whitlam m asked the Minister representing the Minister for Shipping and Transport, upon notice -

1.   How many ships are under construction or on order (a) in Australia and (b) overseas for (i) the Australian National Line and (ii) other owners?

2.   What is the tonnage of these ships?

3.   Who are the builders?

4.   In the case of the ships under construction or on order overseas (a) what was the date on which the order was approved by the Government and (b) what is the estimated date of completion?

Mr Townley - The Minister for Shipping and Transport has furnished the following reply:-

(a)   In Australia -


In addition tenders have been called for a 2,000 dead-weight ton roll-on Strait trade. roll-off cargo ferry for the Bass.



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