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Pay & Allowances of Officers - R.N., R.M., WRNS, QARNNS & VAD - April 1956

Except where provision is or may hereafter be expressly made to the contrary, no person shall be entitled to claim as a right any promotion, emolument, retired pay, pension or other benefit conferred by any provision of these Regulations in the event of such provisions being at any time varied, or cancelled.

Note.- Full details of the rules and conditions of issue of Naval Pay and Allowances are contained in the Naval Pay Regulations. The following is a brief summary only, and is not to be taken as superseding or overriding anything contained in the Naval Pay Regulations.

I. DAILY RATES OF FULL PAY.

NORMAL RATES - (GENERAL AND SUPPLEMENTARY LISTS, R.N.), R.N.R. AND R.N.V.R. OFFICERS

The following rates do not apply to National Service Officers.

Rank           s       d   
Cadet at Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth 0 8 0
Cadet in Ship of the Fleet 0 9 6
Midshipman at Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth 0 12 0
Midshipman in Ship of the Fleet. 0 15 0
Acting Sub-Lieutenant 1 0 0
Sub-Lieutenant 1 4 0
Lieutenant on Promotion 1 10 0
Lieutenant after 3 years 2 2 0
Lieutenant after 6 years 2 4 0
Lieutenant after 8 years *2 6 0
Lieutenant after 10 years *2 8 0
Lieutenant after 12 years *2 10 0
Lieutenant-Commander on Promotion 2 16 0
Lieutenant-Commander after 3 years 3 0 0
Lieutenant-Commander after 6 years 3 4 0
Lieutenant-Commander after 9 years 3 10 0
Commander on Promotion 3 19 0
Commander after 2 years 4 2 0
Commander after 4 years 4 5 0
Commander after 6 years 4 8 0
Commander after 8 years 4 11 0
Captain on Promotion 5 0 0
Captain after 2 years 5 5 0
Captain after 4 years 5 10 0
Captain after 6 years 5 15 0
Captain after 8 years 6 0 0
Commodore 1st Class 8 0 0
Rear-Admiral
Vice-Admiral 10 0 0
Admiral 12 0 0
Admiral of the Fleet 14 0 -

 

* These rates are restricted to Lieutenants on the Supplementary List.

Notes.- (i) A Commodore 2nd Class receives full pay as a Captain.

(ii) Increments of full pay for Reserve officers depend on mobilised service and not seniority.

NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICERS

The following scales apply to National Service Officers:

- During Officer service within first 18 months of full time service including any time as a rating. After first 18 months of full tine service.
Rank           s       d              s       d   
Midshipman - 10 6 - 14 6
Acting Sub-Lieutenant - 13 0 - 17 6
Sub-Lieutenant - 16 0 1 0 6
Lieutenant on Promotion 1 1 0 1 5 6

MEDICAL OFFICERS, R.N. AND R.N.V.R.

The following rates do not apply to National Service Officers.

Rank           s       d   
Acting Surgeon Lieutenant 1 12 0
Surgeon Lieutenant 1 18 0
Surgeon Lieutenant at 1 years' seniority 2 0 0
Surgeon Lieutenant 2 years' seniority 2 2 0
Surgeon Lieutenant 3 years' seniority 2 4 0
Surgeon Lieutenant 4 years' seniority 2 11 0
Surgeon Lieutenant 6 years' seniority 2 14 0
Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander on promotion 3 6 0
Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander on after 2 years 3 12 0
Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander on after 4 years 3 18 0
Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander on after 6 years 4 1 0
Surgeon Commander on promotion 4 5 0
Surgeon Commander after 2 years 4 11 0
Surgeon Commander after 4 years 4 17 0
Surgeon Commander after 6 years 5 0 0
Surgeon Captain on promotion 5 8 0
Surgeon Captain after 2 years 5 11 0
Surgeon Captain after 4 years 5 14 0
Surgeon Captain after 6 years 5 17 0
Surgeon Captain after 8 years 6 3 0
Surgeon Rear-Admiral 8 0 0
Surgeon Vice-Admiral 10 0 0

Note.-Increments of pay for R.N.V.R. officers depend on mobilised service and not seniority.

 

NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICERS.

The following scales apply to National Service Officers.

  During first 18 months of full time service. After first 18 months of full time service.
Rank           s       d              s       d   
Acting Surgeon Lieutenant 1 5 0 1 9 6
Surgeon Lieutenant on confirmation after one year from date of entry 1 11 0 1 15 6

DENTAL OFFICERS, R.N., AND R.N.V.R.

The following rates do not apply to National Service Officers.

Rank           s       d   
Acting Surgeon Lieutenant (D) 1 12 0
Surgeon Lieutenant (D) 1 18 0
Surgeon Lieutenant (D) at 1 year's seniority 2 0 0
Surgeon Lieutenant (D) at 2 year's seniority 2 2 0
Surgeon Lieutenant (D) at 3 year's seniority 2 4 0
Surgeon Lieutenant (D) at 4 year's seniority 2 8 0
Surgeon Lieutenant (D) at 6 year's seniority 2 11 0
Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander (D) on promotion 3 2 6
Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander (D) after 2 years 3 8 6
Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander (D) after 4 years 3 14 6
Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander (D) after 6 years 3 17 6
Surgeon Commander (D) on promotion 4 1 6
Surgeon Commander (D) after 2 years 4 7 6
Surgeon Commander (D) after 4 4 13 6
Surgeon Commander (D) after 6 4 16 6
Surgeon Captain (D) on promotion 5 4 6
Surgeon Captain (D) after 2 years 5 7 6
Surgeon Captain (D) after 4 years 5 10 6
Surgeon Captain (D) after 6 years 5 15 0
Surgeon Captain (D) after 8 years 6 0 0
Surgeon Rear Admiral (D) 8 0 0

Note.-Increments of full pay for R.N.V.R. officers depend on mobilised service and not seniority.

NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICERS.

The following scales apply to National Service Officers.

  During first 18 months of full time service. After first 18 months of full time service.
Rank           s       d              s       d   
Acting Surgeon Lieutenant (D) 1 3 0 1 7 6
Surgeon Lieutenant (D) on confirmation after one year from date of entry 1 8 0 1 12 6

CHAPLAINS (ALL DENOMINATIONS), R.N. AND R.N.V.R.

            s       d   
Chaplain on entry 1 16 0
Chaplain after 2 years 2 0 0
Chaplain after 4 years 2 5 0
Chaplain after 6 years 2 10 0
Chaplain after 8 years 2 15 0
Chaplain after 10 years 2 18 0
Chaplain after 12 years 3 1 6
Chaplain after 14 years 3 4 0
Chaplain after 16 years 3 7 0
Chaplain after 18 years 3 12 0
Chaplain after 20 years 3 16 0
Chaplain after 22 years 4 0 0
Chaplain after 24 years 4 4 0
Chaplain after 26 years 4 8 0
Chaplain after 28 years 4 12 0
Chaplain of the Fleet 5 12 0

The two Senior Chaplains holding the appointments of Senior Chaplain, Church of Scotland and Free Churches, and Senior Roman Catholic Chaplain respectively, will receive a special rate of full pay of 4 16s. 0d a day whilst so appointed. On ceasing to hold these appointments they will revert to their normal rate of full pay.

R.N.V.R. Chaplains on completing 6, 14, 22 and 28 years' Reserve Service are eligible for appropriate rates of full pay above. Intervening increments of pay depend on mobilised service on full pay.

INSTRUCTOR OFFICERS RN

The following rates do not apply to National Service Officers:

Rank           s       d   
Instructor Sub-Lieutenant 1 4 0
Acting Instructor Lieutenant 1 10 0
Instructor Lieutenant on promotion
Instructor Lieutenant at 3 years seniority 2 2 0
Instructor Lieutenant at 6 years seniority 2 4 0
Instructor Lieutenant-Commander on promotion 2 16 0
Instructor Lieutenant-Commander at 3 years' seniority 3 0 0
Instructor Lieutenant-Commander at 6 years' seniority 3 4 0
Instructor Lieutenant-Commander at 9 years' seniority 3 10 0
Instructor Commander on promotion 8 19 0
Instructor Commander at 2 years' seniority 4 2 0
Instructor Commander at 4 years' seniority 4 5 0
Instructor Commander at 6 years' seniority 4 8 0
Instructor Commander at 8 years' seniority 4 11 0
Instructor Captain on promotion 5 0 0
Instructor Captain at 2 years' seniority 5 5 0
Instructor Captain at 4 years' seniority 5 10 0
Instructor Captain at 6 years' seniority 5 15 0
Instructor Captain at 8 years' seniority 6 0 0
Instructor Rear Admiral 8 0 0

NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICERS

The following scales apply to National Service Officers

Rank During first 18 months of full time service After first 18 months of full time service
            s       d              s       d   
Instructor Sub-Lieutenant - 16 0 1 0 6
Acting Instructor Lieutenant 1 1 0 1 5  
Instructor Lieutenant on promotion

SPECIAL DUTIES LIST ROYAL NAVY

Rank           s       d   
Sub-Lieutenant on promotion 1 16 0
Sub-Lieutenant after 2 years 2 2 0
Lieutenant on promotion 2 4 0
Lieutenant after 2 years 2 6 0
Lieutenant 4 2 8 0
Lieutenant 6 2 10 0
Lieutenant 8 2 12 0
Lieutenant-Commander on promotion          2 16 0
Lieutenant-Commander after 3 years 3 0 0
Lieutenant-Commander after 6 years 3 4 0
Lieutenant-Commander after 8 years 3 7 0
Lieutenant-Commander after 11 years 3 10 0

Commander: as for General List Officers - above

ROYAL MARINE OFFICERS (GENERAL LIST) AND R.M.F.V.R. OFFICERS

The following rates do not apply to National Service Officers.

Rank           s       d   
Second Lieutenant 0 15 0
Acting Lieutenant 1 0 0
Lieutenant on Promotion 1 4 0
Lieutenant after 1 year 1 10 0
Lieutenant after 4 years 2 2 0
Lieutenant after 7 years 2 4 0
Captain on promotion 2 16 0
Captain after 3 years 3 0 0
Captain after 6 years 3 4 0
Captain after 9 years 3 10 0
Major on promotion 3 19 0
Major after 2 years 4 2 0
Major after 4 4 5 0
Major after 6 4 8 0
Major after 8 4 11 0
Lieutenant-Colonel on promotion                      5 0 0
Lieutenant-Colonel after 2 years 5 5 0
Lieutenant-Colonel after 4 5 10 0
Colonel on promotions 5 15 0
Colonel after 2 years 6 0 0
Major-General 8 0 0
Lieutenant-General 10 0 0
General 12 0 0

Notes :-A Brigadier receives full pay as a Colonel Increments of full pay for RMFVR Officers depend on mobilised service and not seniority

NATIONAL SERVICE OFFICERS

The following scale applies to National Service Officers:

Rank During Officer service within first 18 months of full time service including any time as other rank. After first of full 18 time months service
     s       d              s       d   
Second Lieutenant under the age of 20 10 6 0 14 6
Second Lieutenant aged 20 or over 13 0 0 17 8
Lieutenant 18 0 1 0 8

SPECIAL DUTIES LIST ROYAL MARINES

Rank           s       d   
Second Lieutenant on promotion           1 16 0
Second Lieutenant after 2 years 2 2 0
Lieutenant on promotion 2 4 0
Lieutenant after 2 years 2 6 0
Lieutenant after 4 years 2 8 0
Lieutenant after 6 years 2 10 0
Lieutenant after 8 years 2 12 0
Captain on promotion 2 16 0
Captain after 3 years 3 0 0
Captain after 6 years 3 4 0
Captain after 8 years 3 7 0
Captain after 11 years 3 10 0
Major - as for General List Officers - - -

WOMEN'S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE

Rank Daily Rate
            s       d   
Probationary Third Officer 0 16 0
Third Officer on Confirmation 0 18 6
Third Officer after 3 years 1 0 0
Second Officer 1 2 6
Second Officer after 2 years 1 5 6
Second Officer after 4 years 1 10 0
Second Officer after 6 years 1 12 6
First Officer 2 2 0
First Officer after 2 years 2 5 0
First Officer after 4 years 2 8 0
First Officer after 6 years 2 10 0
First Officer after 8 years 2 13 0
Chief Officer 2 18 0
Chief Officer after 2 years in the Rank (or 19 years' Officer Service) 3 0 6
Chief Officer after 4 years in the Rank (or 21 years' Officer Service) 3 3 0
Chief Officer after 6 years in the Rank (or 23 years' Officer Service) 3 5 6
Chief Officer after 8 years in the Rank (or 25 years' Officer Service) 3 8 0
Superintendent 3 15 0
Superintendent after 2 years 3 I8 6
Superintendent after 4 years 4 2 0
Superintendent after 8 years 4 6 0
Commandant 4 10 0

QUEEN ALEXANDRA'S ROYAL NAVAL NURSING SERVICE AND RESERVE

  Daily Rate
            s       d   
Nursing Sister on entry 1 2 0
Nursing Sister after 2 years 1 3 6
Nursing Sister after 3 years 1 5 0
Nursing Sister after 4 years 1 6 6
Senior Nursing Sister 1 9 0
Senior Nursing Sister after 2 years 1 12 0
Senior Nursing Sister after 4 years 1 15 0
Senior Nursing Sister after 8 years 1 17 0
Superintending Sister/Matron 2 3 0
Superintending Sister/Matron after 2 years 2 8 0
Superintending Sister/Matron after 4 years 2 9 0
Superintending Sister/Matron after 6 years 2 11 0
Superintending Sister/Matron after 8 years 2 13 0
Principal Matron 2 18 0
Principal Matron after 2 years in the Rank (or 19 years' Service) 3 0 6
Principal Matron after 4 years in the Rank (or 21 years' Service) 3 3 0
Principal Matron after 6 years in the Rank (or 23 years' Service) 3 5 6
Principal Matron after 8 years in the Rank (or 25 years' Service) 3 8 0
Matron-in-Chief 4 10 0

OFFICER MEMBERS OF NAVAL VOLUNTARY AID DETACHMENTS

Rank Daily Rate
            s       d   
Assistant Commandant - 16 0
Assistant Commandant after 3 years 1 1 0
Assistant Commandant after 5 years 1 1 6
Commandant 1 2 6
Commandant after 2 years 1 5 6
Commandant after 4 years 1 10 0
Commandant after 6 years 1 12 6

II ALLOWANCES

RELATIVE RANK

The following table shows the relative Naval rank of Officers so far as rates of allowances are concerned :-

Royal Marine Officers (General List) Relative Naval Rank
2nd Lieutenant Midshipman
Acting Lieutenant Acting Sub-Lieutenant
Lieutenant on Promotion Sub-Lieutenant
Lieutenant after 1 year Lieutenant
Captain Lieutenant-Commander
Major Commander
Lieutenant-Colonel Captain of under 6 years
Colonel Captain of 6 years
Major-General Rear-Admiral
Lieutenant-General Vice- Admiral
General Admiral

Note-A Brigadier receives Colonel's allowances


Chaplains of all denominations Relative Naval Rank
Under 6 years' seniority Lieutenant
Of and over 6 years' seniority Lieutenant-Commander
Of and over 14 years' seniority Commander
Of and over 22 years' seniority Captain of under 8 years
Of and over 28 years' seniority Captain of 6 years
Chaplain of the Fleet Rear-Admiral

The above table applies to permanent active list RN Chaplains and to Permanent RNVR Chaplains. In the case of retired Chaplains re-employed and temporary Chaplains the same table applies with the substitution of the words ' paid service' for ' seniority'

WRNS Officers -
Rank Relative Naval Rank
Third Officer Sub-Lieutenant
Second Officer Lieutenant
First Officer Lieutenant-Commander
Chief Officer Commander
Superintendent Captain
Commandant Commodore 2nd Class

Q.A.R.N.N.S. and Q.A.R.N.N.S. (Reserve)
Rank Relative Naval Rank
Nursing Sister Sub-Lieutenant
Senior Nursing Sister Lieutenant
Superintending Sister/Matron Lieutenant-Commander
Principal Matron Commander
Matron-in-Chief Commodore 2nd Class

Commandants and Assistant Commandants of V.A.D.s
Rank Relative Naval Rank
Assistant Commandant Sub-Lieutenant
Commandant Lieutenant

(ii) COMMAND MONEY

Payable to Officers in Command of one or a group of HM seagoing ships or to Royal Marine Officers of relative rank in command of Landing Craft at the following daily rates:

Captain    10s       0d       or       7s       0d   
Commander 5s 0d - - -
Lieutenant-Commander 3s 0d - - -
Lieutenant 3s 0d - - -
Sub-Lieutenant 2s 0d - - -

(iii) ENTERTAINING ALLOWANCE

Payable to Officers appointed in Command at the following daily rates :-

Captain in Command of seagoing ship    10s       0d       or       7s       8d   
Captain in Command of shore establishment 7s 6d or 5s 0d
Commander in Command of seagoing ship 5s 0d - - -
Commander in Command of shore establishment 4s 6d * - - -

* Subject to special Admiralty approval

(iv) FLYING PAY

Flying pay is payable at the rates shown below to Officers up to and including the rank or relative rank of Captain RN or Colonel RM who are appointable for flying duties or are trained to qualify as service pilots or observers.

  Daily Rates
- -    s       d   
Officers under training: (i) as Observers 6 0
- (ii) as Pilots During first period of training (28 weeks) 6 0
- During second period of training (28/30 weeks) 9 0

Officers appointable for flying duties :-

Rank (including relative ranks RM)           s       d   
Midshipman 0 18 0
Acting Sub-Lieutenant 0 18 0
Sub-Lieutenant 1 0 0
Lieutenant 1 2 0
Lieutenant-Commander 1 2 0
Commander 1 2 0 *
Captain of 4 years' seniority and below - 16 0 *
Captain of 6 years' seniority - 13 0 *
Captain of 8 years' seniority and above - 12 0 *


SPECIAL DUTIES LIST OFFICERS


  Daily Rates
            s       d   
Sub-Lieutenant - 18 0
Lieutenant 1 0 0
Lieutenant-Commander 1 2 0

* Note. - Commanders and Captains RN entitled to flying pay when not serving in active flying appointments receive a rate of flying pay of 10/- a day in place of the rates quoted above

(v) SUBMARINE PAY

Submarine Pay is payable to officers of the rank of Lieutenant-Commander and below at the following rates when appointed for duty in or with submarines:

Rank
Daily Rates
     s   

   d   

Midshipman 6

0

Acting Sub-Lieutenant 9 6
Sub-Lieutenant
Lieutenant 11 0
Lieutenant-Commander

SPECIAL DUTIES LIST OFFICERS


     s       d   
Sub-Lieutenant 9 6
Lieutenant
Lieutenant-Commander 11

0

(vi) SURVEYING PAY

Surveying Officers receive surveying pay at the following rates payable continuously from the date of first appointment as Surveyor or Assistant Surveyor so long as they remain in the Surveying Service.

Grade Daily Rates
Officer qualified to take charge of a survey:-    s       d   
Captain and Commander 15 0
Lieutenant-Commander and Lieutenant 10 0
Assistant Surveyor 1st Class 7 0
Assistant Surveyor 2nd Class 4 0
Assistant Surveyor 3rd Class 2 6
Assistant Surveyor 4th Class 1 0

(vii) MEDICAL OFFICERS' SPECIALIST PAY

Medical Officers of the rank of Surgeon Commander and below while appointed for duty as Senior Specialist or Specialist receive Specialist pay at the rates of 12/- and 5/- a day respectively

(viii) DENTAL OFFICERS' SPECIALIST PAY

Dental Officers of the rank of Surgeon Commander (D) and below while appointed for duty as Senior Specialist or Specialist receive Specialist pay at the rates of 12/- and 5/- a day respectively

(ix) QUEEN ALEXANDRA'S ROYAL NAVAL NURSING SERVICE AND RESERVE

Specialist Allowance
  Daily rate
     s       d   
For certain specialist duties 3 0

(x) PILOTAGE MONEY

Pilotage Money at rates embodied in an authorised scale approved by the Admiralty is payable to officers at Home and Abroad for pilotage of HM Ships and Vessels at certain ports channels etc classified as being difficult of access

(xi) HARD-LYING MONEY

Payable to officers whilst living and sleeping in ships employed on mainly sea service at full rates when the living and sleeping conditions are not superior to those in a trawler and at half rates when the conditions are superior to those in a trawler but markedly inferior to those in a destroyer.

The rates are as follows:-

- Daily Rates
Rank Full Rates Half Rates
-    s       d       s       d   
Lieutenant RN and above and relative ranks 4 0 2 0
Sub-Lieutenant, Acting Sub-Lieutenant, Midshipman, Cadet, Lieutenants and Sub-Lieutenants on the Special Duties List

3

0

1

6

Hard-lying money is not payable to officers in receipt of Surveying Pay

(xii) MARRIAGE ALLOWANCE

Subject to detailed conditions laid down in Regulations all married officers are eligible for Marriage

Allowance payable continuously at the following rates :

Married Officers aged 25 and over:

     s       d     
Rear Admiral and above 26 0 a day
Commodore 1st Class
Commodore 2nd Class 28 6 a day
Captain in receipt of the " over 8 years " or " over 8 years "rate of full pay
Captain in receipt of pay less than the " over 8 years " rate 21 0 a day
Commander
Lieutenant Commander and below 18 6 a day

(Note.- An abatement of 3s a day is made from the above rates in certain circumstances e.g. if an officer is provided with official quarters which he occupies with his family or if he is in receipt of the married rates of Local Overseas Allowance of Mission Allowance).

(ii) Married officers under 25.- a marriage allowance of 56s a week. Except that National Service entrants under the age of 21 years receive 45s per week.

If the officer has been promoted from the Lower Deck or from the ranks he may receive the rate of Marriage Allowance (excluding the Allotment from his own pay) in issue on the day before the date of promotion if this is more than 56s a week.

WRNS officers who are widows with children are eligible for marriage allowance at the same rates and under the same conditions as widower naval officers.

(xiii) LODGING ALLOWANCE

Officers for whom accommodation cannot be provided on board HM Ships or in Naval or RM Barracks or in service quarters generally are eligible under certain conditions for Lodging Allowance at the following rates:

Rank or Relative Rank
Rear Admiral and above   26s     0d     a day  
Commodore 1st Class
Commodore 2nd Class 23s 6d a day
Captain RN of six or more years' seniority and in receipt of the " over 6 years " or " over 8 years " rate of pay
Captain RN of less than six years seniority or in receipt of pay less than the " over 6 years " rate 19s 0d a day
Commander
Lieut.-Commander 13s 0d a day
Lieutenant Sub-Lieut. Act Sub-Lieut. 11s 0d a day
Midshipman 7s 0d a day

Lodging allowance is not normally payable in addition to Marriage Allowance or to officers whilst on leave

(xiv) RATION ALLOWANCE

Ration Allowance is payable under certain conditions to officers entitled to service victualling who cannot be so victualled. The current rate is 5s 6d a day in the British Isles ; abroad the rate varies according to station.

(xv) LONDON ALLOWANCE

Officers whose place of duty is within ten miles of Charing Cross and who are not provided with accommodation at public expense will be entitled to London Allowance at the following rates as a supplement to lodging allowance or marriage allowance:

Rank or Relative Rank - - -
Rear-Admiral and above   18s     0d     a day  
Commodore 1st Class
Commodore 2nd Class - - -
Captain of six or more years' seniority and in receipt of the "over 6 years " or " over 8 years " rate of full pay 14s 6d a day
Captain of less than 6 years' seniority or in receipt of pay less than the " over 6 years " rate 11s 3d a day
Commander
Lieut.-Com Lieut. Sub-Lieut. Act Sub-Lieut. 8s 0d a day
Midshipman 3s 9d a day

(xvi) LOCAL OVERSEAS ALLOWANCE

Local Overseas Allowance is designed to compensate an officer for the extra cost of living overseas. Conditions of issue together with rates appropriate to the station are promulgated separately

III - PAY WHILST UNEMPLOYED

Except as provided for the payment of half pay full pay will be granted to all officers whilst unemployed together with Marriage Allowance or Lodging Allowance as appropriate and Ration Allowance on condition that they hold themselves at the disposal of the Admiralty and are regarded by the Admiralty as available for employment and do not undertake continuous professional work for which payment is made

IV - HALF PAY

Officers will be discharged to Half Pay in the following circumstances:

(1) When dismissed their ships as a result of a sentence by Court Martial or when relieved by order of the Admiralty on account of misconduct otherwise than as a result of sentence by a Court Martial.

(if) In special cases for disciplinary reasons as the Admiralty may direct.

Officers (except Admirals of the Fleet) discharged to Half Pay will receive half the rates of Full Pay Marriage Allowance and Flying Pay to which their rank and seniority as reduced by any sentence of a Court Martial entitle them except that where they are holding acting higher or temporary rank the Half Pay rate will be based on the rates appropriate to their substantive rank.

The rate of Half Pay for an Admiral of the Fleet when further naval employment is not contemplated is 2,300 a year

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