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Stewards' Mess Traps Allowance

15 Aug 1922
Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 31 July, 1922 (V. 131 / 1922), in. the words following, viz.:-

And whereas we have had under consideration. the Scales of Allowances to Officers' Stewards in Your Majesty's Navy for the care of the Mess Traps supplied to Flag Officers’, Commanding Officers', Ward Room, Gun Room and Warrant Officers' Messes, as laid down is Appendix XV, Part III, of the Regulations for the Government of Your Majesty's Naval service

And whereas we are of opinion that in view of the fluctuating values of Mess Traps in the charge of the Officers' Stewards, it is desirable that these allowances should be based on the quantity of Mess Traps supplied according to the number and rank of Officers in a Mess instead of on the value of the Mess Traps:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to approve the adoption from the 1 October, 1922, of a revised Scale of Allowances payable to Officers' Stewards for the care of Mess traps supplied to Flag Officers', Commanding Officers', Ward Room, Gun Room and Warrant Officers' Messes in Your Majesty's Navy as follows:-

For care of Flag and Commanding Officers' sets:

  • Flag Officer - 6d. per day.
  • Flag captain - 4d. per day.
  • Commodore, or Captain - 5d. per day.
  • Commander - 3d. per day.
  • Lieut.-Commander or Lieut. in Command 2d. per day.

Ward Room Mess

  • Mess of 1 Officer, 1d. per day.
  • Mess of from 2 to 4 Officers (inclusive,), 2d. per day:
  • bless of from 5 to 9 Officers (inclusive), 3d. per day:
  • Mess of from 10 to 14 Officers (inclusive), 4d. per day.
  • Mess of from 15 to 24 Officers (inclusive), 5d. per day:
  • Mess of from 25 to 34 Officers (inclusive), 6d. per day.,
  • Mess of from 35 to 44 Officers (inclusive), 7d. per day.,
  • Mess of from 45 to 54 Officers (inclusive), 8d. per day.
  • Mess of from 55 to 74 Officers (inclusive), 9d. per day.
  • Mess of from 75 to 94 Officers (inclusive), 10d. per day.
  • Mess of from 95 to 114 Officers (inclusive), 11d. per day.
  • Mess of from 115 and over, 1s. per day.

Officers' Messes on scales allowed to Torpedo Boat Destroyers and Flotilla Leaders, also Gun Room and Warrant Officers' (New Scale) Messes.

  • Messes of 1 to 4 Officers (inclusive), 1d. per day.
  • Messes of 5 to 10 Officers (inclusive). 2d. per day.
  • Messes of 11 to 16 Officers (inclusive), 3d. per day.
  • Messes of 17 to 22 Officers (inclusive), 4d. per day.
  • Messes of 23 to 34 Officers (inclusive), 5d. per day.
  • Messes of 35 to, 46 Officers (inclusive), 6d. per day.
  • Messes of 47 to 58 Officers (inclusive), 7d. per day.
  • Messes of 59 to 70 Offices (inclusive), 8d. per day.
  • Messes of 71 to 94 Officers; (inclusive), 9d. per day.
  • Messes of 95 to 118 Officers (inclusive), 10d. per day.
  • Messes of 119 to 142 Officers (Inclusive), 11d. per day.
  • Messes of 143 and upwards, Is. per day.

1931 05 22
Mess Traps Allowance Revised
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 19th day of May, 1931.

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 10th day of April„ 1931, (V.256/1931) 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 Your Majesty was graciously pleased by Your Order in Council bearing date the 10th day of August, 1922, to sanction the payment of certain allowances to Officers' Stewards in Your Majesty's Navy for the care of mess traps supplied to Flag Officers' and Commanding Officers' messes:

And whereas we consider it desirable that the allowances payable for the care of mess traps of Flag Captains, Commanders, Lieutenant Commanders and Lieutenants in Command should be revised:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to approve the payment of an allowance of 3d. a day to Officers' Stewards for the care of mess traps supplied to Flag Captains, Commanders, Lieutenant Commanders and Lieutenants in Command of Ships of Your Majesty's Navy on commissioning or recommissioning in lieu of the present allowances of 4d., 3d. and 2d. a day respectively.

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.


LG 1932 03 25
Ratings other than Stewards - Mess Traps Allowances
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 17th day of March, 1932.

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 12th day of March, 1832, (V. 380/32), 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 Your Majesty was graciously pleased by Your Orders in Council bearing dates the 10th day of August, 1922, and the 19th day of May, 1931, to sanction the payment of certain allowances to Stewards in Your Majesty's Navy, for the care of mess traps supplied to Flag Officers', Commanding Officers', Ward Room, Gun Room and Warrant Officers' Messes:

And whereas we consider it desirable that the appropriate allowances should be payable to other selected Naval Ratings, or Royal Marines, when circumstances do not permit of the duty being performed by Stewards:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to approve the payment of the appropriate allowances 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. M. P. A. Hankey.


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