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Rates of Pension to be granted to Inspectors of Machinery Afloat, and to Engineers of the Royal Navy - 1853


H.M. Order in Council of 13 June 1853.

To an Inspectors of Machinery Afloat be found unfit prior to completing five years’ service in that rank, the time so served shall be added to his service as Chief Engineer, and he shall be pensioned on the scale for Chief Engineers.

To a Chief Engineer, having served 12 years as a Chief Engineer, and being in the first class, a Pension of £110 to £130 per annum ; having served 6 years as a Chief Engineer, and being in the first or second class, a Pension of £85 to £105 per annum ; having served 5 years as an Engineer in the Royal Navy, three of which as a Chief Engineer, a Pension from £75 to £90 per annum.

If a Chief Engineer be found unfit prior to completing three years in that rank, the time so served shall be added to his service as Assistant Engineer, and he shall be pensioned on the scale for an Assistant Engineer.

To an Assistant Engineer, having served as such twenty years in the Royal Navy, and being in the first class, a Pension of from £65 to £75 per annum ; having served as such ten years in the Royal Navy, and being in the first or second class, a Pension from £50 to £60 per annum ; having served as such three years in the Royal Navy, a Pension of from £40 to £50 per annum.

The time served by Assistant Engineers as Engineers on the old establishment shall be reckoned as if the same had been served as Assistant Engineers.

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