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Seamen Clerks - Gunnery Office Writers

1908 10 06
Seamen Clerks - Gunnery Returns and Reports
At the Court at Balmoral, the 26th day of September, 1908.

Present, The King’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the eighth day of September, one thousand nine hundred and eight, in the words following, viz.:-

Whereas by section three of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, etc.

And whereas in certain cases it is found necessary to employ seamen on clerical duties connected with the gunnery returns and reports rendered by Your Majesty's ships :

And whereas we are of opinion that the extra work entailed should be recognized by the grant of an allowance :

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council, to sanction payment of an allowance of three pence a day to the seaman gunner employed on clerical duties with the Gunnery Lieutenant in ships (other than those in special reserve) having hydraulic or electric gun mountings.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have a signified their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and. with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed. And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
A. W. FitzRoy


1912 05 21
Seamen Clerks - Gunnery Office Writers
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 14th day of May, 1912.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 3rd day of April, 1912, in the words following, viz.:

Whereas by section 3 of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, etc.

And whereas by an Order in Council of His late Majesty, bearing date the 26th day of September, 1908, sanction was given for the payment of an allowance of threepence a day to the Seaman Gunner employed on clerical duties with the Gunnery Lieutenant in Your Majesty's ships (other than those in special reserve) having hydraulic or electric gun mountings :

And whereas we consider it desirable that the allowance should be payable at our discretion to any Seamen employed on clerical duties with the Gunnery Lieutenants in any of Your Majesty's Ships or Naval Establishments :

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the extension of the allowance accordingly.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed. And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
Almeric FitzRoy.


1936 03 06
Establishment of Anti-submarine Officer's Writer
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 3rd day of March, 1936.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 30th day of January, 1936 (N. 380/36), in the words following, viz. :-

Whereas by Section 3 of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, it is enacted inter alia that all pay, pensions or other allowances in the nature thereof payable in respect of services in Your Majesty's Naval or Marine Force to a person being or having been an Officer, Seaman or Marine therein shall be paid in such manner and subject to such restrictions, conditions and provisions as are from time to time directed by Order in Council:

And whereas by Orders in Council dated the 14th May, 1912, and the 18th November, 1917, provision is made for an allowance of threepence a day to ratings employed on clerical duties with the Gunnery Officer and the Torpedo Officer respectively in Your Majesty's Ships and Naval Establishments:

And whereas we consider it desirable that a similar allowance should be payable to the rating employed on clerical work with the Officer borne for anti-submarine duties:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to sanction the payment of an allowance of threepence a day accordingly, with effect from the 22nd day of January, 1936.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed.

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
M. P. A. Hankey.


1937 06 11
Additional Allowance for ABs employed Commander's Office Writer
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 8th day of June, 1937.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 28th day of April, 1937 (N. 3589/37), in the words following, viz :-

Whereas by Section 3 of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act. 1865, it is enacted inter alia that all pay, pensions or other allowances in the nature thereof payable in respect of services in Your Majesty's Naval or Marine Force to a person being or having been an Officer, Seaman or Marine therein shall be paid in such manner and subject to such restrictions, conditions and provisions as are from time to time directed by Order in Council:

And whereas by Orders in Council dated the 14th May, 1912, the 16th November, 1917 and the 3rd March, 1936, provision is made for payment of an allowance of threepence a day to the ratings employed on clerical duties with the Gunnery Officer, the Torpedo Officer or the Officer borne for anti-submarine duties:

And whereas we consider that the rating employed on clerical work in the Commander's Office in ships allowed a Commander second in command should be paid a similar allowance:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased to sanction by Your Order in Council the payment of an allowance of threepence a day accordingly.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed.

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
M. P. A. Hankey.


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