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Warrant Officers - Boatswains

14 Jun 1912
Boatswain at Gibraltar - Allowances
And whereas We consider that the arduous and responsible duties devolving upon the boatswain in charge of the moorings at Gibraltar merit special recognition:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council, to sanction the payment to a boatswain when holding that appointment of a special allowance of four shillings a day, in addition to his other emoluments, to take effect as from 1 December, 1911.


17 Oct 1913
Boatswain - Stores Allowances in Depot Ships
And whereas by His late Majesty's Order in Council bearing date the 2 April, 1909, we are empowered. to grant allowances for the charge of repair stores to the Carpenter and Gunner (T) of Fleet Repair Ships:

And whereas the Boatswain of each of Your Majesty's Repair Ships also has charge of repair stores which increase his work and responsibility:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to authorize us to grant, at our discretion, an allowance of 6d. a day to Boatswains in charge of repair stores in Fleet Repair Ships, such allowances to be payable in addition to ordinary Store allowances, and to take effect as from the 26 April, 1912, in the case of the Boatswain of Your Majesty's Ship 'Assistance,' and from the 7 May, 1913, in the case of the Boatswain of Your Majesty's Ship ' Cyclops.'


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